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Conflict Sociology: A Sociological Classic Updated

Randall Collins, Stephen K. Sanderson - Social Science - 2009 - 320 pages
This new edition is a substantial abridgment and update of Randall Collinsís 1975 classic, Conflict Sociology. The first edition represented the most powerful and comprehensive ...
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Violence: A Micro-sociological Theory

Randall Collins - Social Science - 2009 - 563 pages
It is the popular misconception fostered by action movies and thrillers, not to mention social scientists, that violence is natural under certain conditions. Collins challenges ...
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The discovery of society

Randall Collins, Michael Makowsky - Social Science - 1978 - 278 pages
This classic text explores the lives and ideas of the social thinkers who have shaped and continue to forge traditions in sociology. Focusing on the great names in the field ...
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Interaction Ritual Chains

Randall Collins - Social Science - 2004 - 439 pages
Attempts to develop a "radical microsociology". This book proposes that successful rituals create symbols of group membership and pump up individuals with emotional energy ...
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Macrohistory: Essays in Sociology of the Long Run

Randall Collins - History - 1999 - 312 pages
Explores the accomplishments of the golden age of "macrohistory," the sociologically informed analysis of long-term patterns of political, economic, and social change. The ...
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Randall COLLINS - Philosophy - 2009 - 1120 pages
Randall Collins traces the movement of philosophical thought in ancient Greece, China, Japan, India, the medieval Islamic and Jewish world, medieval Christendom, and modern ...
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