Social theories of history and histories of social theory /

In different ways, social theory and social history represent discourses that implicitly or explicitly highlight the need to apply perspectives on modern social realities that are conducive to discerning and scrutinizing the centrality of large-scale processes that have been influencing and shaping...

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Other Authors: Dahms, Harry F. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Uniyed Kingdom : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013.
Series:Current perspectives in social theory ; 31.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Charisma disenchanted : Max Weber and his critics / David Norman Smith
  • The sociological core vs. the historical component of the Weber thesis : some deviant cases revisited / Milan Zafirovski
  • Recovering a disillusioned modernism : the enlightened pessimism of classical sociology / Ryan Gunderson
  • Durkheims Sui Generis reality and the central subject matter of social science / Eric Malczewski
  • The developmental history of human social practices : from social analytics to explanatory narratives / Marc Garcelon
  • Toward a reconciliation of the structuration and morphogenesis theories "tested" in the eventful historical analysis / Ewa Morawska
  • Revisiting and reinvigorating evolutionary institutionalism : bringing institutions back to life / Seth Abrutyn
  • Tensions between self and "others" in the making of the self : the role of childhood experiences in the development of reflexivity / Dominiek Coates
  • Developing poverty : democratic reforms and bureaucratic failures in state policies in India / Damayanti Banerjee
  • Explaining explanation : a critical review of John Levi Martin's The explanation of social action / John Hamilton Bradford.