eBook Sociology Reference Guide: Group Interaction & Influence, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834692
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834698
  • DDC: 302.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 115 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume presents research on the study of social memberships in "groups" or "communities." The essays help in the understanding of Bordeiu's "habitus" theory, the behavioral dynamics in group formation, and the different sociological methods employed in group analysis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Bourdieu's Habitus.
2: Social Category & Social Aggregate.
3: Deindividuation.
4: Groupthink.
5: Conformity.
6: Group Polarization.
7: Transformational & Transactional Leadership.
8: Types of Authority.
9: Heterogeneous & Homogeneous Groups.
10: Ingroups & Outgroups.
11: Race & Gender in Formal Organizations.
12: Primary & Secondary Groups.
13: Reference Groups & Role Models.
14: Group Size.
15: Normative Organizations.
16: Social Interaction: Networks.
17: Social Networks: Social Capital.