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Written by one of the foremost authorities on sociological theory, this text gives readers a comprehensive overview of the major theorists and schools of sociological thought. The integration of key theories with biographical sketches of theorists and the requisite historical and intellectual context helps students to better understand the original works of classical and modern theorists as well as to compare and contrast the latest substantive theories.
Table of Contents
|Classical Sociological Theory|
|A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years|
|Modern Sociological Theory: The Major Schools|
|A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years|
|Structural Functionalism, Neofunctionalism, and Conflict Theory|
|Varieties of Neo-Marxian Theory|
|Exchange, Network, and Rational Choice Theories|
|Contemporary Feminist Theory|
|Recent Integrative Developments in Sociological Theory|
|Micro-Macro Integration and Agency-Structure Integration|
|From Modern to Postmodern Social Theory (and Beyond)|
|Contemporary Theories of Modernity|
|Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and the Emergence of Postmodern Social Theory|
|Appendix: Sociological Metatheorizing and a Metatheoretical Schema for Analyzing Sociological Theory|
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