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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]
 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
ISBN 9781442601871 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442601876 (pbk. : alk. paper)