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Social science theory

structure and application

by Herbert Ira London

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Herbert I. London, with Frederick A. Rodgers ... [et al.].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH62 .L626
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 361 p. ;
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5055109M
      ISBN 100814749585
      LC Control Number74017461
      OCLC/WorldCa1364759

      Divided into two parts, this book examines the train of social theory from the 19th century, through to the 'organization of modernity', in relation to ideas of social planning, and as contributors to the 'rationalistic revolution' of the 'golden age' of capitalism in the s and 60s. Part two examines key concepts in the social sciences. The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers , .

      The first integrates the science of social networks and human goal pursuit to explain goal achievement and performance at multiple levels of analysis. This work has culminated in the development of dynamic network theory. The second examines behavioral reasoning theory (BRT), which explains behavior at the psychological : Westaby, James D. ‘This is an impressively detailed, clearly written book.. It is a book that I would like students to read’ - Clive Seale, Goldsmiths College, Lon.

      Get this from a library! Social capital versus social theory: political economy and social science at the turn of the millennium. [Ben Fine] -- This volume traces the origins of social capital through the work of Becker, Bourdieu and Coleman, and comprehensively reviews the literature across the social sciences. Praise for the first edition: 'Not merely a how-to book, it reviews the conceptual framework of research methods in the social and behavioural sciences and provides tangible stories from the field that illustrate the application of specific techniques and the process of conducting research.


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