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The Resource The Elements of Social Theory

The Elements of Social Theory

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The Elements of Social Theory
Title
The Elements of Social Theory
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Over the past quarter century, social theory has moved in diverse and often seemingly incompatible directions, exaggerating differences of approach that existed even in earlier periods. In a strikingly original book, Barry Barnes uses this intellectual diversity not only to identify but also to unify the central ways of looking at the field. Barnes frames his task by addressing the most important problem confronting all students of society today: the apparent conflict between cultural and functional methods of describing the social order, on one hand, and choice-theoretic accounts, on the o
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Barnes, Barry
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Social sciences
  • Soziologische Theorie
Label
The Elements of Social Theory
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface ; Introduction ; Part I Traditions of social theory; 1 Individualism; 1.1 Postulates of individualism; 1.2 Co-ordination; 1.3 Co-operation; 1.4 Collective action; 1.5 An evaluation of individualism; 2 Functionalism; 2.1 Functionalism and system integration; 2.2 Functionalism as ideology; 2.3 Normative functionalism and the problem of social integration; 2.4 Social norms; 3 Interactionism; 3.1 A Tudor execution; 3.2 Interactionist social theory; 3.3 The problem of collective action revisited; 3.4 Knowledge, interaction and the micro-macro problem; 4 Knowledge
  • 4.1 Knowledge and social order4.2 Knowledge and authority; 4.3 Tradition; Part II Social formations and social processes; 5 Status groups; 5.1 Status groups and economic action; 5.2 Collective action by status groups; 5.3 Status groups in context; 6 Social movements; 6.1 Resource mobilization theory; 6.2 Beyond instrumentality: new social movements; 6.3 Social movements and status groups; 7 Social classes; 7.1 ""Class"" in social theory; 7.2 Individualism, interactionism and class action; 7.3 Classes, status groups and communities; 7.4 ""Class"": what use?; 8 Administrative hierarchies
  • 8.1 The command model8.2 Impersonal rules; Coda: en route to the madhouse; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn884012616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864355
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt734sxg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012616
Label
The Elements of Social Theory
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface ; Introduction ; Part I Traditions of social theory; 1 Individualism; 1.1 Postulates of individualism; 1.2 Co-ordination; 1.3 Co-operation; 1.4 Collective action; 1.5 An evaluation of individualism; 2 Functionalism; 2.1 Functionalism and system integration; 2.2 Functionalism as ideology; 2.3 Normative functionalism and the problem of social integration; 2.4 Social norms; 3 Interactionism; 3.1 A Tudor execution; 3.2 Interactionist social theory; 3.3 The problem of collective action revisited; 3.4 Knowledge, interaction and the micro-macro problem; 4 Knowledge
  • 4.1 Knowledge and social order4.2 Knowledge and authority; 4.3 Tradition; Part II Social formations and social processes; 5 Status groups; 5.1 Status groups and economic action; 5.2 Collective action by status groups; 5.3 Status groups in context; 6 Social movements; 6.1 Resource mobilization theory; 6.2 Beyond instrumentality: new social movements; 6.3 Social movements and status groups; 7 Social classes; 7.1 ""Class"" in social theory; 7.2 Individualism, interactionism and class action; 7.3 Classes, status groups and communities; 7.4 ""Class"": what use?; 8 Administrative hierarchies
  • 8.1 The command model8.2 Impersonal rules; Coda: en route to the madhouse; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn884012616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864355
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt734sxg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012616

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