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Thinking sociologically

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.,
  • Sociology -- Methodology.,
  • Thought and thinking.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSheldon Goldenberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .G625 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2730493M
    ISBN 100534074766
    LC Control Number86024555

    Our reflexive character is built up by treating ourselves as objects of our own actions as they are understood through the responses of others. It was written for the benefit and enjoyment of students, professional sociologists and social scientists, and anyone else interested in the dynamics and issues that structure everyday life. It is important for understanding ourselves, each other, and the social environments in which we live. First let me briefly summarize one main point Bauman talks of which I found particularly interesting, in order to give you a head start of what is to come. His book Modernity and the Holocaust won the distinguished Amalfi prize for the best sociology book of Reading the introduction was such a relief because it made me realize that it was alright to be confused about the subject matter of sociology.

    Viewing and Sustaining Our Lives. What is Sociology? The question of exactly how society tames individual instincts and balances these with obligations has been further theorised by the likes of Nancy Chodorow and Norbert Elias. Preface to the Second Edition.

    This is because the objects of study of Sociology the family, education, media, and so on are tightly bound up with our ordinary day-to-day routines, and thus everybody already has common sense understandings of these things. In the second edition, Bauman and collaborator Tim May have added new topics -- Time and Space, Intimacy, and Risk -- that have kept the visionary gleam of the original. While charting a course through sociologya s main concerns, Bauman and May also examine the applicability of sociology to everyday life. This book of practical exercises is designed to help readers sharpen these skills. But my students' spontaneous enthusiasm for Thinking Sociologically is the highest praise of all. He argued that humans are by nature social.


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Thinking sociologically book

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In German, understanding is Verstehen. Because it is hard to draw the boundaries of relevance in this discipline as its scope is quite wide; so wide that it includes almost everything that concerns humans.

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