Students of social psychology can read in this new text original writings assembled from the founders of sociology in the nineteenth century to the latest influential works by contemporary sociologists today. Readers can gain from this book a greater appreciation of social history, deeper self-knowledge, and a heightened sense of civic concern and responsibility.
Nathan Rousseau is assistant professor of sociology at Jacksonville University.
Part 1 European Influences Chapter 2 Emile Durkheim on The Division of Labor in Society Chapter 3 Max Weber on Social Action Chapter 4 Georg Simmel on the Social Development of Individualism Part 5 Early-to Mid-Twentieth-Century Developments Chapter 6 Charles Horton Cooley's Concept of the Looking-Glass Self and Its Applications Chapter 7 William I. Thomas on the Definition of the Situation Chapter 8 George Herbert Mead on Self and Society Chapter 9 Alfred Schutz on Society and Intersubjectivity Chapter 10 Karl Mannheim on Self, Society, and the Sociology of Knowledge Part 11 Mid-Century Critiques and Refinements Chapter 12 David Riesman on Social Character Chapter 13 Erving Goffman on the Presentation of Self Chapter 14 Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann on the Social Construction of Self and Society Chapter 15 Herbert Blumer on Symbolic Interactionism Chapter 16 Harold Garfinkel on Ethnomethodology Part 17 Last Quarter Century Chapter 18 Arlie Russel Hochschild on the Management of Emotion Chapter 19 Robert Bellah et al. on Individualism and Community in America Chapter 20 Where Do We Go from Here? Toward a Theory of the Cycle of Individualism