The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, 1st Edition

  • Bryan Stanley Turner
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  • ISBN-10: 051148111X
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481116
  • DDC: 301.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 708 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Providing an indispensable guide to the vibrant and expanding field of sociology, The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology features over 600 entries covering key topics in the field. A team of international academics offer a global perspective on both classical and contemporary issues as well as considering future influences and developments.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of contributors.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
How to use this Dictionary.
1: accounts.
2: action theory.
3: actor network theory.
4: addiction.
5: Adorno, Theodor Wiesengrund (1903–1969).
6: aesthetics.
7: affirmative action.
8: affluent society.
9: affluent worker.
10: African-American studies.
11: age.
12: agency and structure.
13: alienation.
14: Althusser, Louis (1918–1990).
15: ancient society.
16: Annales School.
17: anomie.
18: Archer, Margaret (1943–).
19: Arendt, Hannah (1906–1975).
20: Aron, Raymond (1905–1983).
21: arts.
22: Asian-American studies.
23: assimilation.
24: associative democracy.
25: attitude.
26: audience.
27: Austro-Marxism.
28: authoritarian personality.
29: authoritarianism.
30: authority.
31: automation.
32: Bales, Robert Freed (1916–2004).
33: Barthes, Roland (1915–1980).
34: Baudrillard, Jean (1929–).
35: Bauman, Zygmunt (1925–).
36: de Beauvoir, Simone (1908–1986).
37: Beck, Ulrich (1944–).
38: Becker, Howard S. (1928–).
39: behaviorism.
40: Bell, Daniel (1919–).
41: Bellah, Robert N. (1927–).
42: Bendix, Reinhard (1916–1991).
43: Benjamin, Walter (1892–1940).
44: Berger, Peter L. (1929–).
45: Bernstein, Basil (1924–2000).
46: bias.
47: biologism.
48: biopolitics.
49: biotechnology.
50: Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies.
51: Blau, Peter M. (1918–2002).
52: Blumer, Herbert (1900–1987).
53: body.
54: Boudon, Raymond (1934–).
55: Bourdieu, Pierre (1930–2002).
56: British Marxist historians.
57: bureaucracy.
58: Burgess, Ernest W. (1886–1966).
59: Canguilhem, Georges (1904–1995).
60: capitalism.
61: care.
62: career.
63: case study.
64: Castells, Manuel (1942–).
65: causality.
66: census.
67: charisma.
68: Chicago School of Sociology.
69: Chicano studies.
70: childhood/children.
71: Chodorow, Nancy (1944–).
72: church—sect typology.
73: Cicourel, Aaron Victor (1928–).
74: citizenship.
75: city.
76: civic culture.
77: civil religion.
78: civil society.
79: civilization.
80: cluster analysis.
81: coding.
82: cognitive dissonance.
83: Coleman, James S. (1926–1995).
84: collective action.
85: collective behavior.
86: Collége de Sociologie.
87: Collins, Randall (1941–).
88: colonialism.
89: communism.
90: communitarianism.
91: community.
92: community studies.
93: comparative method.
94: complexity theory.
95: Comte, Auguste (1798–1857).
96: conjugal roles.
97: conservatism.
98: consumer society.
99: consumption.
100: consumption function.
101: control group.
102: convergence.
103: conversation analysis.
104: Cooley, Charles Horton (1864–1929).
105: correlation.
106: Coser, Lewis A. (1913–2003).
107: cosmopolitan sociology.
108: cosmopolitanism.
109: credentialism.
110: crime.
111: criminal justice system.
112: criminology.
113: critical race theory.
114: critical theory.
115: cross-sectional design data.
116: cult(s).
117: cultural deprivation.
118: cultural imperialism.
119: cultural materialism.
120: cultural relativism.
121: cultural reproduction.
122: cultural studies.
123: culture.
124: cybernetics.
125: cyberspace.
126: Dahrendorf, Ralph (1929–).
127: Darwin, Charles (1809–1882).
128: data.
129: de-schooling.
130: death and dying.
131: Debord, Guy (1931–1994).
132: decarceration.
133: decolonization.
134: deconstruction.
135: deferential workers.
136: democracy.
137: demography.
138: denomination.
139: deskilling.
140: determinism.
141: development theory.
142: deviance.
143: deviant case analysis.
144: diaspora.
145: differentiation.
146: digital divide.
147: disability and impairment.
148: discourse analysis.
149: discrimination.
150: distribution.
151: double consciousness.
152: Douglas, Mary (1921–).
153: Du Bois, W. E. B. (1868–1963).
154: dual economy.
155: Louis Dumont (1911–1998).
156: Duncan, Otis Dudley (1921–2004).
157: Durkheim, Emile (1858–1917).
158: economism.
159: economy.
160: education.
161: Eisenstadt, Shmuel Noah (1923–).
162: Elias, Norbert (1897–1990).
163: elite(s).
164: embeddedness.
165: emotions.
166: empiricism.
167: Engels, Friedrich (1820–1895).
168: Enlightenment.
169: entrepreneurship.
170: environment.
171: epidemiology.
172: epistemology.
173: equality.
174: essentialism.
175: estates.
176: ethnic mosaic.
177: ethnicity and ethnic groups.
178: ethnocentrism.
179: ethnography.
180: ethnomethodology.
181: Etzioni, Amitai (1929–).
182: everyday life.
183: evolutionary psychology.
184: evolutionary theory.
185: exchange theory.
186: experimental method.
187: explanation.
188: factor analysis.
189: falsification.