Cover of: Sociology | Brian J. Jones

Sociology

micro, macro, and mega structures

Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Fort Worth .
Written in English.

About the Edition

The authors "sketch social structure in ascending levels proceeding upward from individual experience. Microstructure encompasses social networks and statuses and roles, structures enmeshed in the everyday experience of individuals. Macrostructure encompasses all varieties of groups, from clubs of computer hackers, through organizations such as IBM, all the way up to the supergroup of society itself. Megastructure encompasses structural relations connecting whole societies"--Pref.

Table of Contents

Introduction to sociology: Social order, the making of society; Social disorder, the unmaking and remaking of society; Sociological research methods
Social structure: Microstructure, the social world of the self; Macrostructure, the social world of groups; Megastructure, the social structure of globalization
Processes of social control: Culture; Socialization; Deviance; Collective behavior and social movements
Social inequality: Social class and stratification; Race and ethnicity; Gender
Social institutions: Family; Religion; Political economy; Education
Social change: Health and medicine; Sociology of sexuality; Population; Technology, science and environment.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
301
Library of Congress
HM51 .J58 1995

The Physical Object

Pagination
1 v. (various pagings) :

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1129869M
Internet Archive
sociologymicroma0000jone
ISBN 10
0030296382
LC Control Number
94075159
OCLC/WorldCat
31784115
Library Thing
28606
Goodreads
2975388
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