Abrutyn, Seth

Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Seth Abrutyn

Part I. Classical Questions Contemporalized

2. Integrating and Disintegrating Dynamics in Human Societies
Jonathan H. Turner

3. Power in Organizational Society: Macro, Meso and Micro
Yingyao Wang, Simone Polillo

4. Action in Society: Reflexively Conceptualizing Activities
Andreas Glaeser

5. Interactionism: Meaning and Self as Process
Iddo Tavory

6. Cultural Theory
Omar Lizardo

Part II. Rethinking the Macro-Micro Link

7. The Macro and Meso Basis of the Micro Social Order
Jonathan H. Turner

8. The Problem of Social Order in Nested Group Structures
Edward J. Lawler, Shane R. Thye, Jeongkoo Yoon

9. Social Networks and Relational Sociology
Nick Crossley

10. Varieties of Sociological Field Theory
Daniel N. Kluttz, Neil Fligstein

Part III. A Coherent Social Universe

11. Institutional Spheres: The Macro-Structure and Culture of Social Life
Seth Abrutyn

12. Stratification
Katja M. Guenther, Matthew C. Mahutga, Panu Suppatkul

13. The Concept of Community as Theoretical Ground: Contention and Compatibility Across Levels of Analysis and Standpoints of Social Processes
Michael D. Irwin

14. Organizations as Sites and Drivers of Social Action
Walter W. Powell, Christof Brandtner

15. Small Groups: Reflections of and Building Blocks for Social Structure
Stephen Benard, Trenton D. Mize

16. The Theories of Status Characteristics and Expectation States
Murray Webster, Lisa Slattery Walker

17. The Self
Alicia D. Cast, Jan E. Stets

Part IV. Constraints on Experience

18. Microsociologies: Social Exchange, Trust, Justice, and Legitimacy
Michael J. Carter

19. Ethnomethodology and Social Phenomenology
Jason Turowetz, Matthew M. Hollander, Douglas W. Maynard

20. Theory in Sociology of Emotions
Emi A. Weed, Lynn Smith-Lovin

21. Sociology as the Study of Morality
Kevin McCaffree

22. Forgetting to Remember: The Present Neglect and Future Prospects of Collective Memory in Sociological Theory
Christina Simko

23. Intersectionality
Zandria Felice Robinson

Part V. Modes of Change

24. Social Evolution
Richard Machalek, Michael W. Martin

25. Reimagining Collective Behavior
Justin Ness, Erika Summers-Effler

26. Theorizing Social Movements
Dana M. Moss, David A. Snow

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Political Science

Publication year
Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Page amount
18 pages
Printed ISBN

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