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The Discovery of Society

The Discovery of Society

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By Randall Collins and Michael Makowsky
ISBN10: 0073404195
ISBN13: 9780073404196
Copyright: 2010
09780073404196

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INTRODUCTION Society and Illusion

Chapter 1. The Prophets of Paris: Saint-Simon and Comte

Chapter 2. Sociology in the Underground: Karl Marx

Chapter 3. The Last Gentleman: Alexis de Tocqueville

Chapter 4. Nietzsche's Madness

Chapter 5. Do-Gooders, Evolutionists and Racists

Chapter 6: Dreyfus' Empire: Emile Durkheim

Chapter 7: Max Weber: The Disenchantment of the World

Chapter 8: Sigmund Freud: Conquistador of the Irrational

Chapter 9: The Discovery of the Invisible World: Simmel, Cooley and Mead

Chapter 10. The Discovery of the Ordinary World: Thomas, Park, and the Chicago School

Chapter 11. The Emergence of African-American Sociology: DuBois, Frazier, Drake and Cayton

Chapter 12. The Construction of the Social System: Pareto and Parsons

Chapter 13. Hitler's Shadow: Mannheim and Mills

Chapter 14. Erving Goffman and the Theatre of Social Encounters

Chapter 15. Cultural Capital, Revolution, the World-system, and Globalization: the Theories of Pierre Bourdieu, Theda Skocpol, and Immanuel Wallerstein

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