Sociology Reference Guide: Theories & Theoretical Approaches, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 142983496X
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834964
  • DDC: 301
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 83 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an intriguing overview of sociology as it applies to theoretical concepts and approaches. This subject begins with a focus on conflict theory, critical theory, and consensus theory before moving on to describe a vast range of sociological theories that have gained popularity and attention over the past three hundred years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Conflict Theory.
2: The Frankfurt School of Sociological Thought.
3: Feminist Theory in Sociology.
4: Postcolonial Theory.
5: Postmodern Approaches to Sociological Theory.
6: Social Darwinism.
7: Social Positivism.
8: Sociological Theory: Rational Choice Theory.
9: Sociological Theory: Social Constructionism.
10: Structural Functionalism.
11: Symbolic Interactionism.
12: Micro & Macro Level Processes.