Readings in Social Theory : The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2007-03-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This highly regarded anthology of primary readings in sociological theory covers the major theorists and schools from classic to contemporary, modernist, and postmodernist, in a chronological organization. Its comprehensive coverage and excellent introductions make this book appealing as a main text for professors 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
Introduction From
The Manifesto of the Communist Party
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
The German Ideology From
Fetishism of Commodities
Anomie And Social Integration
The Rules of Sociological
Method From emile Durkheim
"Egoistic Suicide and Anomic Suicide"
From emile Durkheim,The Elementary
Forms of Religious Life
From emile Durkheim,Individualism and the Intellectuals
The Iron Cage
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
From Max Weber, "Bureaucracy" From Max Weber
"'Objectivity' in Social Science and Social Policy"
"Class, Status, Party"
Georg Simmel: Dialectic Of Individual And Society
"The Metropolis and Mental Life" From
The Stranger
The Emergent Self
Introduction From
Mead,Mind, Self, and Society
Double Consciousness And The Public Intellectual
Introduction From
The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study From
W.E.B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk
Introduction From
Some Principles of Stratification" From
"Age and Sex in the Social
Structure of the United States"
"Manifest and Latent Functions"
Conflict Theory
Introduction From
"Social Structure, Group Interests, and Conflict Groups"
"The Structure of Power in America"
Diversity in the Power Elite
Exchange Theory And Rational Choice
"The Structure of Social Associations"
"Social Behavior as Exchange"
"Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital"
Phenomenological Sociology And Ethnomethodology
"Common-Sense and Scientific
Interpretation of Human Action"
"Foundations of Knowledge in Everyday Life"
Studies in Ethnomethodology
Symbolic Interaction
"Society as Symbolic Interaction"
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Feminist Theory
"Women's Experience as a Radical Critique of Sociology"
"Words and Things: Materialism and Method in Contemporary
Feminist Analysis"
Modernity And Post-Modernity
Critical Theory
One Dimensional Man
"Three Normative Models of Democracy"
"The Carceral"
The Post-Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge
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