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Table of Contents
|Our Approach||p. 2|
|Post-Modern Relevance||p. 5|
|The Supporting Cast||p. 7|
|Harriet Martineau||p. 18|
|American Society||p. 20|
|How to Observe||p. 23|
|The Meaning of Cell Phone Use Among Poor Jamaicans||p. 25|
|In the Sick Room||p. 27|
|On Women||p. 30|
|Education and the Gender Gap in Income||p. 32|
|Marriage and Divorce||p. 33|
|Karl Marx (1): Philosophical Analyses||p. 39|
|Hegel and the Dialectic||p. 41|
|Alienation and Private Property||p. 46|
|Money and Credit||p. 47|
|Alienation Among Service Workers||p. 51|
|Social Classes||p. 52|
|The Proletariat Revolution||p. 56|
|Class Position and Class Consciousness||p. 58|
|The Failure of Soviet Communism||p. 59|
|Karl Marx (2): Economic Analyses||p. 62|
|Base and Superstructure||p. 63|
|The Value of Commodities||p. 65|
|The Circulation of Commodities||p. 66|
|The Fetishism of Commodities||p. 67|
|The Commodification Thesis||p. 69|
|Commodities and Identities||p. 71|
|The Accumulation of Capital||p. 72|
|The Army of the Unemployed||p. 73|
|Unemployment and Pretrial Incarceration||p. 75|
|Purchasing Labor-Power||p. 76|
|Surplus Value and Surplus Profit||p. 78|
|Crisis and Revolution||p. 79|
|Max Weber (1): Conceptual Methodology||p. 82|
|Understanding Social Action||p. 84|
|Ideal Types||p. 86|
|Value Free||p. 87|
|Legitimacy and Validity||p. 89|
|Legitimacy and Permanence Among Hospitals||p. 92|
|Types of Legitimacy||p. 93|
|Charismatic Leadership During Crises||p. 96|
|Rational-Legal Bureaucracy||p. 101|
|Max Weber (2): On Social Organization||p. 106|
|The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism||p. 106|
|Are Protestants' and Catholics' Community Ties Still Different?||p. 113|
|The Decline of Households||p. 115|
|City Life||p. 117|
|City Size, Culture, and Helping Strangers||p. 119|
|The Different Effects of Class and Status||p. 125|
|Emile Durkheim (1): Division of Labor and Elementary Religion||p. 129|
|The Division of Labor||p. 131|
|Solidarity and the Collective Conscience||p. 133|
|The Threat of Physical Harm as a Deterrent to Crime||p. 136|
|Economic Hegemony||p. 137|
|Family Inheritance Patterns||p. 138|
|Elementary Religion||p. 141|
|Sacred and Profane||p. 143|
|The Profane Body and the Sacred Soul||p. 144|
|Collective Representations||p. 146|
|Collective Effervescence||p. 148|
|Social Emergence||p. 149|
|Emile Durkheim (2): Rules and Suicide||p. 152|
|How to Observe||p. 152|
|Defining Social Facts||p. 155|
|Explaining Social Facts||p. 157|
|The Function of Keeping Women Out of War||p. 159|
|Functional Integration||p. 160|
|Defining Suicide as a Social Fact||p. 161|
|Social Integration and the Suicide Rate||p. 164|
|Social Fact or Social Construction?||p. 166|
|Marital Status and Gender||p. 167|
|Types of Suicide||p. 169|
|Georg Simmel||p. 173|
|Sociology as the Study of Form||p. 175|
|To Separate Others or to Unite Them||p. 179|
|The Stranger||p. 180|
|The Targets of Hate Groups as Strangers||p. 182|
|Webs of Affiliation||p. 183|
|Women in Secret, Sexual Relationships||p. 188|
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