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  1. Field-theory (RLE Social Theory)

    A Study of its Application in the Social Sciences

    By Harald Mey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    This is an important account of the development of the ‘field-theory’ approach in the social sciences. Harald Mey concentrates on the writers from the 1930s to the present day who have used this approach to the study of the individual and of society, and gives a clear exposition of such ‘...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Founding Theory of American Sociology, 1881-1915 (RLE Social Theory)

    By Roscoe C. Hinkle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Based on a comparative study of the theories of such sociologists as Ward, Sumner, Keller, Giddings, Ross, Small and Cooley, this is a systematic and rigorous analysis of the main features of earlier sociological theory in the USA. The author identifies and characterizes the basic assumptions of...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Frontiers of Sociology (RLE Social Theory)

    By Tosco Raphael Fyvel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    The six essays in this volume are designed to introduce the general reader to some of the main issues in the fields of education, industry, politics, family changes and the like, which concern British sociologists. While each of the essays is independently conceived, their joint aim is to show how...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Future of the Sociological Classics (RLE Social Theory)

    Edited by Buford Rhea

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    In this important volume of specially commissioned essays, nine leading sociologists present their answers to the question, 'What use are the sociological classics today?' They report on the latest scholarship, on neglected features of the various masters, on promising applications and unrecognised...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ideological Representation and Power in Social Relations (RLE Social Theory)

    Literary and Social Theory

    By Mike Gane

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    This collection reflects the French influence on literary and representational theory which has been predominant in recent years. It contains stimulating essays on the fiction of Perault, Borges, James, Eco and Tournier. These are complemented by theoretical essays on power and representation which...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ideology and Social Order (RLE Social Theory)

    By Eric Carlton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Truly interdisciplinary work between Sociology and History is are, because one discipline usually exploits the concerns or data of the other. Eric Carlton, however, has succeeded in bringing together the distinctive orientations of sociology and ancient history into a clearly written discussion of...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Explorations in Structural Analysis (RLE Social Theory)

    Dual and Multiple Networks of Social Interaction

    By Ronald L. Breiger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    At a time when most of the innovative techniques in empirical sociology concern themselves with networks of relations among variables (such as indices of occupational prestige, education and income), the central theme of this volume is that there is much substantive insight and analytical leverage...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sociology and Social Research (RLE Social Theory)

    By Geoff Payne, Robert Dingwall, Judy Payne, Mick Carter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    A social science which has become so remote from the society which pays for its upkeep is ultimately doomed, threatened less by repression than by intellectual contempt and financial neglect. This is the message of the authors of this book in this reassessment of the evolution and present state of...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Symbolic Interactionism (RLE Social Theory)

    Genesis, Varieties and Criticism

    By Bernard N. Meltzer, John W. Petras, Larrry T. Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Symbolic interactionsim is of major importance in contemporary sociology. In this study, three authorities in the field collaborate to define symbolic interactionism and to describe, and present criticism of, the interactionist perspective. The contributions of G.H. Mead, J. Dewey, C.H. Cooley, W.I...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sociology and History (RLE Social Theory)

    By Peter Burke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Sociologists and historians are not always the best of neighbours, each group tending to perceive the other in terms of the crudest of stereotypes. However, the two approaches are obviously complementary – change is structured, and structures change. Each discipline can free the other from its own...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge