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Author Dillon, Michele, 1960- author.

Title Introduction to sociological theory : theorists, concepts, and their applicability to the twenty-first century / Michele Dillon.

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK EBSCOEBC    Downloadable
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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 565 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : welcome to sociological theory -- Karl Marx -- Emile Durkheim -- Max Weber -- Talcott Parsons and Robert Merton : Functionalism and Modernization -- Critical theory : technology, culture, and politics -- Conflict, power, and dependency in macro-societal processes -- Exchange, exchange network, and rational choice theories -- Symbolic interactionism -- Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology -- Feminist theories -- Michel Foucault : theorizing sexuality, the body, and power -- Race, racism, and the construction of racial otherness -- The social reproduction of inequality : Pierre Bourdieu's theory of class and culture -- Economic and political globalization -- Modernities, cosmopolitanism, and global consumer culture.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 4, 2014)
Subject Sociology.
Sociology -- History.
Other Form: Print version: Dillon, Michele, 1960- Introduction to sociological theory Second edition. Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2014 9781118471920 (DLC) 2013033132
ISBN 9781118471906 (electronic bk.)
1118471903 (electronic bk.)
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