9780195087024

Four Sociological Traditions Selected Readings

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    9780195087024

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    019508702X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-03-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This concise, engaging anthology contains the most significant and representative selections from the four major schools of sociological thought. The intellectual highlights of each school are presented, and readings range from the classics to the contemporary. Brief introductions andcommentary guide the student to the key contributions in each selection. Designed to accompany Four Sociological Traditions, this anthology is entirely self-contained and may also be used separately.

Table of Contents

I THE CONFLICT TRADITION
History as Class Struggle [1848]
4(9)
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
Materialism and the Theory of Ideology [1846]
13(4)
The Class Basis of Politics and Revolution [1852]
17(19)
Karl Marx
The Origin of Modern Capitalism [1920]
36(22)
Max Weber
Power Divisions as the Basis of Class Conflict [1959]
58(23)
Ralf Dahrendorf
A Theory of Inequality [1966]
81(28)
Gerhard E. Lenski
A Conflict Theory of Stratification [1975]
109(26)
Randall Collins
II THE RATIONAL/UTILITARIAN TRADITION
Social Exchange among Equals and Unequals [1961]
135(10)
George C. Homans
Bounded Rationality and Satisficing [1958]
145(7)
James G. March
Herbert A. Simon
Tacit Coordination [1962]
152(10)
Thomas C. Schelling
Public Goods and the Free Rider Problem [1965]
162(9)
Mancur Olson
The Realization of Effective Norms [1990]
171(22)
James S. Coleman
III THE DURKHEIMIAN TRADITION
Precontractual Solidarity [1893]
193(13)
Emile Durkheim
Social Rituals and Sacred Objects [1912]
206(13)
The Social Circulation of Sentiments, Magic, and Money [1906--34]
219(8)
Henri Hubert
Marcel Mauss
Kinship as Sexual Property Exchange [1949]
227(17)
Claude Levi-Strauss
The Nature of Deference and Demeanor [1956]
244(18)
Erving Goffman
Social Control in Science [1965]
262(9)
Warren O. Hagstrom
Grid and Group [1973]
271(12)
Mary Douglas
IV THE MICROINTERACTIONIST TRADITION
Society Is in the Mind [1902]
283(7)
Charles Horton Cooley
Thought as Internalized Conversation [1934]
290(14)
George Herbert Mead
Symbolic Interactionism [1969]
304(18)
Herbert Blumer
The Ethnomethodology of the Human Reality Constructor [1975]
322(19)
Hugh Mehan
Houston Wood
Frame Analysis [1974]
341
Erving Goffman

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