An Introduction to Comparative Sociology

Editor/Author Oplinger, Jon
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: McFarland

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ISBN: 978-1-4766-8096-5
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Book Status: Available
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Drawing on anthropology, archaeology and history to illustrate key points, the book offers a thorough examination of the field, covering such often neglected topics as the mass production of deviance (Stalin's lethal purges, for example) and the sociology of war.

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Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgments
    • Preface
    • How to Explain Society: Different Views
    • Reliable Knowledge
    • Culture
    • Social Organization and Stratification
    • Economics: Symbolic Exchange, Technology, Wealth and Colonialism
    • Strategies of Political Control
    • Demography
    • Urbanism
    • The Sociology of Religion
    • How to Manufacture Deviance
    • Collective Behavior
    • Sociology of War
    • Social Change
    • Globalization
    • Coda: The Consolations of Sociology
    • Principal Sources and Further Reading
    • Bibliography