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


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PART ONE: INTRODUCTION 
Chapter 1.  A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years 
Chapter 2.  A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years

PART TWO: MODERN SOCIOLOGIAL THEORY: THE MAJOR SCHOOLS 
Chapter 3.  Structural Functionalism, Neofunctionalism, and Conflict Theory 
Chapter 4.  Varieties of Neo-Marxian Theory 
Chapter 5.  Systems Theory 
Chapter 6.  Symbolic Interactionism 
Chapter 7.  Ethnomethodology 
Chapter 8.  Exchange, Network, and Rational Choice Theories 
Chapter 9.  Contemporary Feminist Theory 

PART THREE: RECENT INTEGRATIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY
Chapter 10.  Micro-Macro Integration 
Chapter 11.  Agency-Structure Integration 

PART FOUR: FROM MODERN TO POSTMODERN SOCIAL THEORY
Chapter 12.  Contemporary Theories of Modernity 
Chapter 13.  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 History, Schools of sociology History