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Emotions, the Social Bond, and Human Reality: Part/Whole Analysis

Thomas J. Scheff - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 249 pages
This book, first published in 1997, offers an approach to researching human behavior relating details of interaction to social structure.
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Emotions and Violence: Shame and Rage in Destructive Conflicts

Thomas J. Scheff, Suzanne M. Retzinger - Psychology - 2001 - 207 pages
What causes violence? Thomas Scheff and Suzanne Retzinger deftly explore this age-old question. What emerges is an extraordinarily innovative explanation that gives fresh hope ...
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Microsociology: Discourse, Emotion, and Social Structure

Thomas J. Scheff - Political Science - 1994 - 232 pages
Moving beyond the traditional boundaries of sociological investigation, Thomas J. Scheff brings together the study of communication and the social psychology of emotions to ...
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Being Mentally Ill: A Sociological Theory

Thomas J. Scheff - Social Science - 1999 - 220 pages
In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and ...
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Toward a Sociological Imagination: Bridging Specialized Fields

Bernard S. Phillips, Harold Kincaid, Thomas J. Scheff - Philosophy - 2002 - 305 pages
Builds on the ideas C. Wright Mills expressed in The Sociological Imagination for an approach to the scientific method broad enough to open up to the full range of knowledge ...
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