Table of contents for Sociological theory / George Ritzer, Douglas J. Goodman.

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PART 1: Classical Sociological Theory 
Chapter 1: A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years 
Chapter 2: Karl Marx 
Chapter 3: Emile Durkheim 
Chapter 4: Max Weber 
Chapter 5: Georg Simmel

PART 2: Modern Sociological Theory: The Major Schools 
Chapter 6: A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years 
Chapter 7: Structural Functionalism, Neofunctionalism, and Conflict Theory 
Chapter 8: Varieties of Neo-Marxian Theory 
Chapter 9: Systems Theory 
Chapter 10: Symbolic Interactionism 
Chapter 11: Ethnomethodology 
Chapter 12: Exchange, Network, and Rational Choice Theories 
Chapter 13: Contemporary Feminist Theory

PART 3: Recent Integrative Developments in Sociological Theory 
Chapter 14: Micro-Macro Integration 
Chapter 15: Agency-Structure Integration

PART 4: From Modern to Postmodern Social Theory (and Beyond) 
Chapter 16: Contemporary Theories of Modernity 
Chapter 17: Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and the Emergence of Postmodern Social Theory

Appendix: Sociological Metatheorizing and a Metatheoretical Schema for Analyzing Sociological Theory


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Sociology, Sociologists Biography