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391 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part I. Introduction-- Theory Programs, Teaching Theory, and Contemporary Theories - Joseph Berger and Morris Zelditch-- Part II. Affect and Status-- Understanding Social Interaction with Affect Control Theory - David R. Heise-- Expectation States Theory: An Evolving Research Program - David G. Wagner and Joseph Berger-- Part III. Norms, Exchange, and Networks-- From the Emergence of Norms to Aids Prevention and the Analysis of Social Structure - Douglas D. Heckathorn-- Network Exchange Theory, by David Willer, Henry Walker, Barry Markovsky, Robb Willer, Michael Lovaglia, Shane Thye, and Brent Simpson-- Part IV. Social Movements and Revolutions-- The Resource Mobilization Research Program: Progress, Challenge, and Transformation - Mayer N. Zald and John D. McCarthy-- Recent Developments in Critical Mass Theory - Pamela E. Oliver and Gerald Marwell-- Theory Development in the Study of Revolutions - Jack A. Goldstone-- Part V. Institutional Structures-- The Development and Application of Sociological Neo-Institutionalism - Ronald L. Jepperson-- The Selectorate Model: A Theory of Political Institutions - Bruce Buena de Mesquita, James D. Morrow, Randolph Siverson and Alastair Smith-- Part VI. Theory Construction and Theory Integration-- Theoretical Integration and Generative Structuralism - Thomas J. Fararo and John Skvoretz-- Seven Secrets for Doing Theory - Guillermina Jasso-- Part VII. Reflections on Careers in Theory-- Reflections on a Career as a Theorist - Peter M. Blau-- The Itinerary of World-Systems Analysis, or How to Resist Becoming a Theory - Immanuel Wallerstein.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780742508699 20160528
This book introduces some of the most influential recent sociological theories, each covered in an essay written by the theory's founder or by a leading exponent. Presented in nontechnical language, each essay reviews the key positions and supporting research; many incorporate discussion of critical or opposing positions. This unique book serves as an invaluable advanced introduction or review for graduate or upper-level students who want to gain an understanding of important theoretical advances. Visit our website for sample chapters!.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780742508699 20160528
Green Library
SOC-370B-01
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x, 219 p. ; 18 cm.
Green Library
SOC-370B-01