Readings in Contemporary Sociological Theory: From Modernity to Post-modernity

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Donald McQuarie, R. Serge Denisoff
Prentice Hall, 1995 - Social Science - 418 pages
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This accessible guide to the maze of modern sociological theory features a collection of 39 essays written by prominent American and European theorists – representing the last fifty years of sociological work.

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Robert K Merton Prevailing Postulates
Charles Ackerman and Talcott Parsons
Niklas Luhmann The World Society as

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About the author (1995)

R. Serge Denisoff (1939-1994) taught at many universities in his career, including San Francisco State College, Simon Fraser University, Los Angeles State University, and Bowling Green State University. He founded and was editor of the Journal of Popular Music and Society. In addition he is the author of many books, including Inside MTV, Sing a Song of Social Significance, and Solid Gold: The Popular Record Industry.

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