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Micro Social Theory
 
 
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15 May 2006
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£27.99
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9780333995693
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15 May 2006
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Covering a rich tradition in sociology that focuses on the self and social interaction, this established and well-respected book traces the development of micro social theory and assesses its contemporary importance. Including discussion of the Chicago School, Mead, Garfinkel and Goffman, it makes theory intelligble for the student reader.


Description

Covering a rich tradition in sociology that focuses on the self and social interaction, this established and well-respected book traces the development of micro social theory and assesses its contemporary importance. Including discussion of the Chicago School, Mead, Garfinkel and Goffman, it makes theory intelligble for the student reader.


Contents

Introduction
Chicago Sociology
Symbolic Interactionism 1: Origins
Symbolic Interactionism 2: Developments
Erving Goffman
Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology
Subjective Experience, Feminism and Sociology
Theoretical Developments in Micro Social Theory
Substantive Developments in Micro Social Theory
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
References
Index


Authors

BRIAN ROBERTS is Visiting Professor, Centre for Border Studies, University of Glamorgan, UK. He was a co-author of the classic Policing the Crisis by Hall et al and is the author of Biographical Research (2002, Open University Press).