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Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory Scott Appelrouth

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory By Scott Appelrouth

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory by Scott Appelrouth


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A new edition of this popular text/reader. Appelrouth and Edles introduce students to the major social theorists from the 19th century founders through to the present day, including excerpts from their original works alongside a thorough framework for understanding them.

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Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings by Scott Appelrouth

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory, Third Edition is a text/reader that introduces students to the ideas and writings of key theorists from sociology's 19th century founders through the present. Authors Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles combine original texts, edited for classroom use, with extensive framing discussions that provide crucial biographical, historical, and theoretical context for readings. The book also provides an overarching scaffolding that students can use to examine, compare, and contrast each theorist's major themes and concepts. This unique format, combined with frequent use of photos, tables, and diagrams, makes Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era a lively, engaging, and student-friendly introduction to the world of theory.

About Scott Appelrouth

Scott Appelrouth (PhD, New York University, 2000) is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Northridge. His interests include sociological theory, cultural sociology, and social movements. He has taught classical and contemporary theory at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has published several articles in research- and teaching-oriented journals on social movements, theory, and the controversies over jazz during the 1920s and rap during the 1980s. His current research focuses on political discourse in American party platforms. Laura Desfor Edles (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990) is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Northridge. She is the author of Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain: The Transition to Democracy after Franco (1998) and Cultural Sociology in Practice (2002), as well as various articles on culture, theory, race/ethnicity, and social movements.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Photos List of Figures and Tables About the Authors Preface Chapter 1: Introduction Part I: Foundations of Classical Sociological Theory Chapter 2: Karl Marx (1818-1883) Chapter 3: Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) Chapter 4: Max Weber (1864-1920) Part II: Classical Sociological Theory: Expanding the Foundation Chapter 5: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) Chapter 6: Georg Simmel (1858-1918) Chapter 7: W.E.B Du Bois (1868-1963) Chapter 8: George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) Part III: Twentieth-Century Sociological Traditions Chapter 9: Structural Functionalism Talcott C. Parsons Robert K. Merton Chapter 10: Critical Theory Max Horkheimer Theodor Adorno Herbert Marcuse Jurgen Habermas Patricia Hill Collins Chapter 11: Exchange and Rational Choice Theories George C. Homans Peter M. Blau James S. Coleman Chapter 12: Symbolic Interactionism and Dramaturgy Erving Goffman Arlie Russell Hochschild Chapter 13: Phenomenology Alfred Schutz Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann Dorothy E. Smith Chapter 14: Poststructuralism Michel Foucault Pierre Bourdieu Edward Said Chapter 15: Postmodernism Jean Baudrillard Jean-Francois Lyotard Judith Butler Chapter 16: The Global Society Immanuel Wallerstein George Ritzer Anthony Giddens Glossary and Terminology References Index

Additional information

CIN1452203628G
9781452203621
1452203628
Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings by Scott Appelrouth
Used - Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
20151231
896
N/A
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