Certainties and Doubts: Collected Papers, 1962-1985
Transaction Publishers, 01.01.1987 - 260 Seiten
George Caspar Homans, one of America's leading intellectual figures, presents here his collected papers, covering twenty-three years of work, on the nature of sound theory in social science. Subjects addressed include social structure, power, distributive justice, ethnomethodology, and behaviorism, all issues of concerns as well as continuing professional controversy. Homans also offers social histories that deal with social organization, political design, and the behavior of men and women in a time of fierce ideological conflict. He concludes by developing his viewpoint on the rightful place of general theory within social science.
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The Definitions of Power
Commentary on Equity Theory
What Do We Mean by Social Structure?
Issues in Applied Behaviorism I
The AngloSaxon Invasions Reconsidered
The Explanation of English Regional Differences
John Adams and the Constitution of Massachusetts
The Relevance of Montaigne to the Modern World
The Sociological Relevance of Behaviorism
Discovery and the Discovered in Social Theory
The Present State of Sociological Theory
Issues in Applied Behaviorism II