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Author Horowitz, Irving Louis
Title The Decomposition of Sociology
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1994
©1985
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- I: The Decomposition of Sociology -- 1. The Decomposition of Sociology -- 2. Disenthralling Sociology -- 3. Sociology and Subjectivity -- 4. Fascism, Communism, and Social Theory -- 5. From Socialism to Sociology -- 6. Scientific Access and Political Constraints -- 7. Public Choice and the Sociological Imagination -- 8. Social Contexts and Cultural Canons -- II: The Reconstruction of Social Science -- 9. Reconstructing the Social Sciences -- 10. Human Life, Political Domination, and Social Science -- 11. Policy Research in a Post-Sociological Environment -- 12. Prediction and Paradox in Society -- 13. Freedom, Planning, and the Moral Order -- 14. Social Disputations and Moral Implications -- 15. Social Science and the Great Tradition -- 16. Social Science as the Third Culture -- Notes -- Name Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Z -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z
This controversial treatise argues that sociology has declined as an academic discipline. The author describes how sociologists have become more involved in ideological critiques of modern society and, in the process, have abandoned the objective approach which was a mainstay of the field
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Horowitz, Irving Louis The Decomposition of Sociology New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1994 9780195092561
Subject Sociology--Study and teaching--United States
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