The Problem of Sociology

The Problem of Sociology

by David Lee, Howard Newby

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Overview

First Published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134868803
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/21/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 380
File size: 940 KB

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables Part I: The Problem of Sociology Prologue: to the reader Sociology and the growth of industrial society Part II: Industrial Society as Regress-Tonnies and 'Community' Urbanism as a way of life? A loss of community Part III: Industrial Society as

Progress-Evolutionary Accounts of Society Classic evolutionary doctrines and the diversity of morals Evolutionary themes in modern social science: nature versus nurture Evolutionary themes in modern social science: cultural variation and technical development Part IV: Industrial Society

as Capitalist Society: Marx and Marxism Marx and the critique of political economy Marxism and the theory of capitalist development Marxism and contemporary society Part V: Industrial Society as Disenchantment-Weber and Rationalization Max Weber and the rationalization of the modern

world Weber and the origins of capitalism Bureaucracy, democratic politics and socialism Part VI: Industrial Society as Organic Solidarity-Durkheim, the division of Labour and Moral Science Moral Obligation and individual life Anomie, disorder and conflict Part VII: Industrial Society as

Structural Differentiation- Functionalism and its Discontents Societies as systems: functionalist models of social order Functionalists, family and gender Part VIII: Industrial Order and the Fragmentation of Self The fragmentation of consciousness Consciousness and control Epilogue

Bibliography; Index

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