Collective Behavior and Social Movements

Process and Structure

Author: Gary T. Marx,Doug McAdam

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 144

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Drawing from research and insights from both fields, this text provides an integrated framework for looking at both collective behavior and social movements. KEY TOPICS: It covers the study of collective behavior; collective behavior process; collective behavior in culturally tolerant and maladaptive settings; collective behavior in oppositional settings. For sociologists and all those interested in collective behavior and social movements.
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The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences

Author: Ian C Jarvie,Jesus Zamora-Bonilla

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446209717

Category: Social Science

Page: 772

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- what is the relationship between the social sciences and the natural sciences? - where do today's dominant approaches to doing social science come from? - what are the main fissures and debates in contemporary social scientific thought? - how are we to make sense of seemingly contrasting approaches to how social scientists find out about the world and justify their claims to have knowledge of it? In this exciting handbook, Ian Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla have put together a wide-ranging and authoritative overview of the main philosophical currents and traditions at work in the social sciences today. Starting with the history of social scientific thought, this handbook sets out to explore that core fundamentals of social science practice, from issues of ontology and epistemology to issues of practical method. Along the way it investigates such notions as paradigm, empiricism, postmodernism, naturalism, language, agency, power, culture, and causality. Bringing together in one volume leading authorities in the field from around the world, this book will be a must-have for any serious scholar or student of the social sciences.
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Political Violence, Crises and Revolutions (Routledge Revivals)

Theories and Research

Author: Ekkart Zimmermann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136599754

Category: Political Science

Page: 810

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First published in 1983, this extraordinary study provides a comprehensive systematic evaluation of cross-national theorizing and quantitative empirical evidence on four interrelated phenomena: Political violenceCrisesMilitary Coups D' ÉtatRevolutions. Findings from social-psychological research on aggression are integrated in this outstanding study, as well as results reported in social-historical studies of revolution. The focus of the book is always on analytical perspectives and correspondi.
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Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495598623

Category: Science

Page: 624

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Accessible and up-to-date, the Seventh Edition of SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, Seventh Edition, builds on the best of previous editions while offering new insights, learning tools, and opportunities to apply the content of each chapter to relevant sociological issues of the twenty-first century. Acclaimed in the field for being first to integrate race, class, and gender issues, Kendall continues her focus on diversity and inequality, emphasizing social consciousness and active participation in bettering the world around us. Compelling examples, a vivid writing style, and chapter themes grounded in timely social issues already familiar to students get students involved in sociology by showing them how they can make a difference in their own communities. Among its other changes, the Seventh Edition includes a new Sociology Works! feature; new assignable Reflect & Analyze questions that conclude selected features; two new photo essays, each with new assignable video activities; a vibrant new interior design; improved concept review tables; and more photos and illustrations, making this text the most up-to-date, applications-oriented introduction to sociology available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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cumulative listing

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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