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Author Ferguson, Simone

Title The Uses of controversy in sociology : [papers] / edited by Lewis A. Coser and Otto N. Larsen
Published New York : Free Press, [1976]


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Description xvi, 398 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Some questions about discontinuities in American society / David Riesman -- Conventional wisdom, common sense, and empirical knowledge : the case of stratification research and views of American society / Peter H. Rossi -- Conflict within the working class : the skilled as a special-interest group / William H. Form -- Politics, conflict, and young blue-collarites : old dissensus and new consciousness / Arthur B. Shostak -- Old issues and new directions for research / Richard F. Hamilton -- Understanding and misunderstanding individual modernity / Alex Inkeles -- Modernization : requiescat in pace / Immanuel Wallerstein -- Introduction to a formal theory of political conflict / Ted Robert Gurr & Raymond D. Duvall -- Explaining revolutions : in quest of a social-structural approach / Theda Skocpol -- The power basis of ethnic conflict in American society / James E. Blackwell -- Ethnicity in complex societies : structural, cultural, and characterological factors / J. Milton Yinger -- Deviant behavior, social intervention, and labeling theory / Walter R. Grove -- A reassessment of labeling theory : a constructive response to criticism / Patrick W. Conover --Response to critics : feedback and choice / Edwin M. Lemert -- The emergence of sociology as a policy science / James S. Coleman -- Competent authority : reality and legitimating model / Dennis H. Wrong -- Law and the distribution of power / Laura Nader & David Serber -- Local control of community services / Albert K. Cohen -- Marxist theories of power and empirical research / Arthur L. Stinchcombe -- Hermeneutics, ethnomethodology, and problems of interpretative analysis -- Two methods in seach of a substance / Lewis A. Coser
Notes "All the contributions ... were originally written for presentation at the 1975 annual meetings of the American Sociological Association at San Francisco, although some of them have been extensively rewritten since."
Includes indexes
"A publication of the American Sociological Association."
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Connecticut, 1975
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 343-386
Subject Diana (Roman deity)
Gods in literature.
French poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Sociology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Larsen, Otto N.
Coser, Lewis A., 1913-2003.
American Sociological Association.
LC no. 76007177
ISBN 0029068304