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Following a chronological organization, this highly regarded anthology of primary readings in sociological theory covers the major theorists and schools from classic to contemporary, modernist, and postmodernist. Its comprehensive coverage and excellent introductions make this book appealing as a main text for instructors who want to encourage students to read and interpret original sources, or as a supplement for those who use a traditional main text.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism: An Overview|
|The Classic Tradition|
|Alienation, Class Struggle, and Class Consciousness|
|The Manifesto of the Communist Party|
|The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof|
|Anomie and Social Integration|
|"Egoistic Suicide and Anomic Suicide"|
|The Elementary Forms of Religious Life|
|The Iron Cage|
|The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism|
|"Class, Status, Party"|
|"Power, Domination & Types of Authority"|
|Dialectic of Individual and Society|
|"The Metropolis and Mental Life"|
|The Emergent Self|
|"Mind, Self, and Society"|
|Double Consciousness and the Public Intellectual|
|"The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study"|
|"The Souls of Black Folk"|
|Contemporary Sociological Theory|
|"Some Principles of Stratification"|
|"The System of Modern Societies"|
|"Manifest and Latent Functions"|
|"Social Structure, Group Interests, and Conflict Groups"|
|"The Structure of Power in America"|
|"The Ironies of Diversity"|
|Exchange Theory and Rational Choice|
|"Social Behavior as Exchange"|
|"Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital"|
|Phenomenological Sociology and Ethnomethodology|
|"Common-Sense and Scientific Interpretation of Human Action"|
|"The Sacred Canopy"|
|"Studies of the Routine Grounds of Everyday Activities"|
|"Society as Symbolic Interaction"|
|"The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life"|
|"Exploring the Managed Heart"|
|Modernism and Post-Modernism|
|"Religion in the Public Sphere"|
|"The Post-Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge"|
|Sex, Gender, Queer Theory and Race|
|"Women's Experience as a Radical Critique of Sociology"|
|"Black Feminist Thought"|
|"Deconstructing Queer Theory"|
|"Critical Race Theory"|
|Global Society: Two Perspectives|
|"The Terrorist Threat: World Risk Society Revisited"|
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