Analytical Sociology: Its Logical Foundations and Relevance to Theory and Empirical Research

Analytical Sociology: Its Logical Foundations and Relevance to Theory and Empirical Research

By: Joseph R. Pearce (author)Hardback

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The focus on this volume is on logic and how the logic of foundational hierarchies may be applied to clarify the relationship between sociological theory and empirical research. The author articulates a logical calculus as a method for theory construction. Contents: Introduction; The Logical Foundations of Analytical Theory; Ontology and Analytical Sociological Theory; The Social Order and Social Structure; Neo-Marxist Theories of the State; An Application of Analytical Theory to Gramsci's and Althusser's Theories of the State; The Relationship Between Theory and Empirical Research; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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Joseph R. Pearce is Chief of Operational Statistics for Immigration and Naturalization Services.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780819195784
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780819195784
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0819195782

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