Concepts In Action (häftad)
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Haymarket Books
Sohlberg, Peter
Black & white illustrations
226 x 152 x 23 mm
477 g
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423:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
Concepts In Action (häftad)

Concepts In Action

Conceptual Constructionism

Häftad Engelska, 2019-02-28
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Concepts in Action provides us with examples of the active and creative use of concepts for constructing and generating new knowledge. Examples of theoretic constructions and topics discussed refers to the function of theory in mainstream sociology; concepts enabling us to expand the range of interpretations; a critical view and approach to general concepts of culture, nature and consumption; concepts dealing with organization, institutions and actors; and examples of travelling concepts such as class, gender, race and social recognition.
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Hakon Leiulfsrud, Ph.D. (1991), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), is Professor in sociology at that university. He has published widely with a special interest in social inequality, class and social stratification, labour market and welfare state issues, and teaches sociological theory, social inequality and the welfare state, and research methods. Peter Sohlberg, Ph.D. (1997), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), is Professor in philosophy of social science at that university. He has published in a wide spectrum, covering philosophy of science, sociology and social psychology, and teaches social theory and philosophy of social science since the early 1990s.


Preface List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors 1 Conceptual Constructionism: An Introduction Peter Sohlberg and Hakon Leiulfsrud 2 On the Near Disappearance of Concepts in Mainstream Sociology Richard Swedberg Part 1: Methodological Programs and Applications 3 What Do We Do with Norms-Conform, Break, Understand or Explain? Peter Sohlberg 4 Colligation Richard Swedberg 5 Sensitizing Concepts in Action: Expanding the Framework Anne Britt Flemmen Part 2: Culture, Nature and Consumption 6 Culture as a Sociological Concept Willy Martinussen 7 Bringing Nature Back In Willy Guneriussen 8 The Study of Consumption in Sociology-Beyond Utility Theory Pal Strandbakken Part 3: Social Structure, Organizations and Institutions 9 Social Structure John Scott 10 The Organization of Action Goeran Ahrne 11 About Actors: An Institutional Perspective Raimund Hasse 12 The Family and Interwoven Concepts Hakon Leiulfsrud 13 Collective Action: Why is it so Difficult for the Social Sciences to Grasp the Rational Aspects of Collective Action? Roar Hagen Part 4: Class, Gender, Race and Social Recognition 14 The Status of the Political in the Concept of Class Structure Erik Olin Wright 15 Gender as Analytic, Political and Interdisciplinary Concept Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen 16 Race: A Contested and Travelling Concept Mette Andersson 17 Recognition: Conceptualization and Context Antje Gimmler Index