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SOCIAL THEORY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Robert K. Merton

SOCIAL THEORY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE: Revised and Enlarged Edition SOCIAL THEORY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE Revised and Enlarged Edition

Robert K. Merton

1550

ISBN 9788131608579
Publication Year 2017
Pages 664 pages
Binding Hardback
Sale Territory South Asia

About the Book

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Contents

• Introduction

• Manifest and Latent Functions
• The Bearing of Sociological Theory on Empirical Research
• The Bearing of Empirical Research on Sociological Theory
• Social Structure and Anomie
• Continuities in the Theory of Social Structure and Anomie
• Bureaucratic Structure and Personality
• Role of the Intellectual in Public Bureaucracy
• Contributions to the Theory of Reference Group Behavior (with Alice S. Rossi)
• Continuities in the Theory of Reference Groups and Social Structure
• Patterns of Influence: Local and Cosmopolitan Influentials
• The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
• The Sociology of Knowledge
• Karl Mannheim and the Sociology of Knowledge
• Studies in Radio and Film Propaganda (with Paul F. Lazarsfeld)
• Science and the Social Order
• Science and Democratic Social Structure
• The Machine, the Worker, and the Engineer
• Puritanism, Pietism, and Science
• Science and Economy of 17th Century England


About the Author / Editor

Robert K. Merton was Special Service Professor and University Professor Emeritus at Columbia University. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, he received numerous awards and honorary degrees. His many books include the classic The Sociology of Science, On the Shoulders of Giants, Sociological Ambivalence and On Social Structure and Science.


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