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Illuminating social life classical and contemporary theory revisited

By: Kivisto, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thousand Oaks SAGE Publications 2013Edition: 6th.Description: xiii,418p. ill. 26 cm.ISBN: 9781452217826.Subject(s): Sociology -- Philosophy | Sociology -- History | Social history -- 1970-DDC classification: 301
Contents:
About the editor -- Preface -- Classical sociological theory -- Introduction / Peter Kivisto -- Celebratory capitalism and the commodification of information / Stephen Adair -- The weberian theory of rationalization and the McDonaldization of contemporary society / George Ritzer -- Surfing the net for community : a Durkheimian analysis of electronic gatherings / Anne M. Hornsby -- Alcohol-related windows on simmel's social world / William J. Staudenmeier, Jr -- Contemporary theories and their connections to the classics : introduction / Peter Kivisto -- Cultural sociology and the meaning of music / Scott Appelrouth -- Why do African-Americans pay more for new cars? : a structural explanation / Christopher Prendergast -- Critical theory, legitimation crisis, and the deindustrialization of Flint, Michigan / Steven P. Dandaneau -- Race-based critical theory and the "happy talk" of diversity in America / Douglas Hartmann and Joyce M. Bell -- The socially constructed body : insights from feminist theory / Judith Lorber and Patricia Yancey Martin -- Organizing door-to-door sales : a symbolic interactionist analysis / David Schweingruber and Nancy Berns -- Goffman's dramaturgical sociology : personal sales and service in a commodified world / Peter Kivisto and Dan Pittman -- Contrasts of carnival : Mardi Gras between the modern and the postmodern / Kevin Fox Gotham -- Negotiating the social landscape to create social change / Anne F. Eisenberg -- Globalization theory and religious fundamentalism / William H. Swatos, Jr. -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the editor -- Preface -- Classical sociological theory -- Introduction / Peter Kivisto -- Celebratory capitalism and the commodification of information / Stephen Adair -- The weberian theory of rationalization and the McDonaldization of contemporary society / George Ritzer -- Surfing the net for community : a Durkheimian analysis of electronic gatherings / Anne M. Hornsby -- Alcohol-related windows on simmel's social world / William J. Staudenmeier, Jr -- Contemporary theories and their connections to the classics : introduction / Peter Kivisto -- Cultural sociology and the meaning of music / Scott Appelrouth -- Why do African-Americans pay more for new cars? : a structural explanation / Christopher Prendergast -- Critical theory, legitimation crisis, and the deindustrialization of Flint, Michigan / Steven P. Dandaneau -- Race-based critical theory and the "happy talk" of diversity in America / Douglas Hartmann and Joyce M. Bell -- The socially constructed body : insights from feminist theory / Judith Lorber and Patricia Yancey Martin -- Organizing door-to-door sales : a symbolic interactionist analysis / David Schweingruber and Nancy Berns -- Goffman's dramaturgical sociology : personal sales and service in a commodified world / Peter Kivisto and Dan Pittman -- Contrasts of carnival : Mardi Gras between the modern and the postmodern / Kevin Fox Gotham -- Negotiating the social landscape to create social change / Anne F. Eisenberg -- Globalization theory and religious fundamentalism / William H. Swatos, Jr. -- Index.

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