ERIC Number: ED191780
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Review of Sociology. Volume 6, 1980.
Inkeles, Alex, Ed.; And Others
Sixteen essays provide a perspective on the range and depth of current research in sociology. Almost all the authors are with departments of sociology in U.S. colleges and universities. The essays fall into ten broad categories: theory and methods, social processes, institutions, formal organization, political and economic sociology, differentation and stratification, individual and society, urban sociology, policy, and historical sociology. Titles include: Models of Network Structure; Formal Theorizing; The Comparative Evolutionary Biology of Social Behavior; Status Organizing Processes; Sociology of Leisure; Sociology of Sport; Comparative Education: The Social Construction of the Modern World System; Continuities in the Study of Total and Nontotal Institutions; Corporations and the Corporate Elite; Discrimination: Motivation, Action, Effects, and Context; Comparative Social Mobility; Drug and Drinking Behavior among Youth; The Sociology of Cognitive Development; Factorial Social Ecology: An Attempt at Summary and Evaluation; The Sociology of Housing; and Accounting for International War: The State of the Discipline. The volume concludes with cumulative indexes of authors and titles for volumes 2-6 of the publication. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Cognitive Development, Comparative Education, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Ecology, Essays, Higher Education, Housing, Leisure Time, Networks, Organizations (Groups), Social Discrimination, Social Mobility, Social Science Research, Sociology, State of the Art Reviews, Theories, Trend Analysis, War
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Books
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Authoring Institution: Annual Reviews, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
Note: For a related document, see ED 175 758.