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Social theory and human reality [electronic resource] / Pertti Alasuutari.

By: Alasuutari, Pertti.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004Description: 1 online resource (vi, 181 p.).ISBN: 141293124X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9781412931243 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Other title: Social theory & human reality [Cover title].Subject(s): Knowledge, Sociology of | Reality | Electronic books | R�ealit�e | Sociologie de la connaissance | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General | Sociale wetenschappen | Kennistheorie | Soziologie -- Theorie | Wirklichkeit | Wissenssoziologie | Soziologische TheorieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social theory and human reality.DDC classification: 301 Other classification: 70.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Norms and rules -- Language -- Conversations -- Rituals -- Personality: the case of modernity -- Identity -- The modernization story as a reflexive frame -- The enigma of human reality.
Summary: Drawing on a wide range of international examples & scenarios, this text examines key sociological concepts that we use to understand human behaviour such as norms, rules & meanings, language & discourse, ritual, & personality & identity construction.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-178) and index.

Introduction -- Norms and rules -- Language -- Conversations -- Rituals -- Personality: the case of modernity -- Identity -- The modernization story as a reflexive frame -- The enigma of human reality.

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Drawing on a wide range of international examples & scenarios, this text examines key sociological concepts that we use to understand human behaviour such as norms, rules & meanings, language & discourse, ritual, & personality & identity construction.

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