Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory (Sage Key Concepts Series)

Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory (Sage Key Concepts Series)

By: Alex Law (author)Paperback

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Relevant, focused and accessible this book will provide students with an indispensible guide to the central concepts of classical social theory.

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Alex Law is Professor of Sociology at Abertay University, Dundee.


Introduction: Classical Social Theory Alienation Anomie Base and Superstructure Bureaucracy Capital Civil Society Class Class, Status and Party Collective Effervescence Collective Representations Commodity Fetishism Conscience Collective Division of Labour (Smith and Ferguson) Division of Labour (Marx) Division of Labour in Society (Durkheim) Fashion Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft Historical Materialism Ideal-Types Ideology Legitimate Domination Mechanical and Organic Solidarity Metropolis Mode of Production Modernity Money Normal and Pathological Positivism Primitive Accumulation Protestant Ethic and the 'Spirit of Capitalism' Rationality and Rationalization Sacred and Profane Social Action Social Facts Social Forms and Sociation Social Morphology Social Space Suicide Totemism Value Freedom Verstehen

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  • publication date: 14/12/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781847876027
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781847876027
  • weight: 327
  • ISBN10: 1847876021

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