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Author Blau, Peter M., 1918-2002.

Title Approaches to the study of social structure / edited by Peter M. Blau
Published London : Open Books Publishing Ltd., 1976


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Description ix, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Series American Sociological Association. Publication
American Sociological Association. Publications
Contents Introduction Parallels and contrasts in structural inquiries / Peter M. Blau -- Structural analysis in sociology / Robert K. Merton -- What do we mean by social "structure"? / George C. Homans -- Homans' and Merton's structural approach / William J. Goode -- Social structure and a theory of action / James S. Coleman -- Social structure and the symbolic media of interchange / Talcott Parsons -- Structure and action in the theories of Coleman and Parsons / Walter L. Wallace -- Social structure in evolutionary perspective / Gerhard E. Lenski -- Comments on Lenski's evolutionary perspective / Robert S. Bierstedt -- Structure and history / Tom Bottomore -- Social structure and social change / Seymour Martin Lipset -- Structure and conflict / Lewis A. Coser -- Parameters of social structure / Peter M. Blau
Analysis Social structure
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 254-283
Performer ISBN 0-7291-0170-3 Pbk : £2.90
Issuing Body 'A publication of the American Sociological Association'
Subject Social structure.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Author Blau, Peter M., 1918-2002.
American Sociological Association.
ISBN 0729100308
0729101703 (paperback)