The sociologist's eye : reflections on social life /

"The culmination of a distinguished career, this exhilarating book offers an invitation to see the world with a sociologist's eye. Eminent sociologist Kai Erikson describes the field of sociology as a way of looking at the world rather than a simple gathering of facts. He notes that sociol...

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Main Author: Erikson, Kai, 1931- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: a way of looking
  • Approaches: View from the fourteenth floor ; The individual and the social ; Knowing the place for the first time ; Disaster at Buffalo Creek
  • Beginnings: Human origins ; Discovering the social ; Coming to terms with social life ; The journey of Piotr and Kasia Walkowiak
  • Places: Village ; City ; Worlds beyond ; It seemed like the whole bay died
  • Processes: Becoming a person ; Creating divisions ; Becoming a people ; War comes to Pakrac
  • Postcripts.