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Modern social theories

Charles P. Loomis

Modern social theories

selected American writers

by Charles P. Loomis

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Published by Van Nostrand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Charles P. Loomis, Zona K. Loomis.
SeriesVan Nostrand series in sociology
ContributionsLoomis, Zona Kemp.
The Physical Object
Pagination720p.,24cm
Number of Pages720
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19939631M

theories of the modern tradition. In this paper, we shall argue that the postmodern critique of modern social theory is excessive and throws out the valuable aspects of classical theories, along with their problematical features. We claim that the substantive analyses of . Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and practices that arose in the wake of the Renaissance—in the "Age of Reason" of 17th-century thought and the 18th-century "Enlightenment".

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When theories are used to study small groups or individuals, say a couple, family, or team, they are referred to as being Micro Theories. Micro Theories are theories which best fit the study of small groups and their members (typically Symbolic Interactionism or Social Exchange theories). In many cases, any of the four main theories can be. In sociology, sociological perspectives, theories, or paradigms are complex frameworks used to analyze and explain objects of social study. This wikibook introduces .


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