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Author Beamish, Rob

Title The promise of sociology : the classical tradition and contemporary sociological thinking / Rob Beamish

Publ Info Toronto ; Tonawanda, N.Y. : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HM586 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HM586 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HM586 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HM586 .B43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[289]-312) and index
Contents Why think sociologically? The millennial, knowledge, and culture ; The sociological imagination : beyond "everyday stocks of knowledge" -- The classical tradition. Marx and the dialectic of dynamic, unstable social formations ; Marx, the Communist Manifesto, and modernity ; From Descartes to Durkheim : towards a science of society ; Durkheim and the systematic study of social facts ; Weber and the interpretive understanding of social action ; The spirit of capitalism, modernity, and the postmodern world -- Sociology and contemporary culture. The fear of mass culture ; The dialectics of popular culture ; The promise of sociology
Note Issued also in electronic format
LC subject Sociology
Sociology -- Philosophy
Culture
ISBN 9781442601871 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442601876 (pbk. : alk. paper)