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Three samplers fall under this category (when it is broadly interpreted):

  1. Resistance and Revolution
  2. Ideology Old and New
  3. Consensus and Conflict: What's Behind the Great Divide You Learn About in Intro?

Resistance and Revolution

Marx said that the point is not to analyze the world but to change it. This sampler collects texts mostly from thinkers whose first motivation was to change the world but who articulated, at least implicitly, theories of how the world works in their polemical writing.

Marx, Karl and Friedrich Engels. 1848. "The Manifesto of Class Struggle" (39-43)
Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand. 1927. "Nonviolent Force: A Spiritual Dilemma" (265-267)
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1958. "The Power of Nonviolent Action" (351-354)
Mao Tse-tung, "Identity, Struggle, Contradiction" (267-270)
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (V. I.). 1917-21. "What Is to Be Done?" (215-217)
Students for a Democratic Society. 1962. "Participatory Democracy" (from The Port Huron Statement) (358-361)

Mills Library

Look at chapter 5 "Tradition and Revolution" in Callinicos, Alex. 2004. Making History : Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory. Brill Academic Publishers. (Ebrary BD450 — .C23 2004eb)
Skocpol, Theda.

Skocpol, Theda. 1979. States and social revolutions : a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press.

Foran, John (ed.). 1997. revolutions. London ; New York : Routledge. [electronic resource]

Tilly, Charles.1978. From mobilization to revolution. New York : McGraw-Hill. (303.6 T579f 1978)

Unknown. A course syllabus for "The Sociology of Revolution"

Ideology Old and New

The fundamental link between knowledge/belief/utterance and material/political interests and position in social space is arguably among the most provocative contribution of the social sciences to human knowledge. Unfortunately "ideology" is thrown around with such abandon that it's easily detached from meaning anything in particular. This sampler takes us through some classic examinations of what ideology is, how it works, and how authentic discourse can exist in the face of it.

Marx, selections.
Mannheim, Karl. 1936, 1929. "The Sociology of Knowledge and Ideology" (217-221)
Bell, Daniel. 1960. "The End of Ideology in the West" (291-294)
Althusser, Louis. 1968-9. "Ideology and the Ideological State Apparatuses, Doubts and Reservations" (321-324)
Gramsci, Antonio. 19xx. "Intellectuals and Hegemony" (263-265)
Berger, Peter and Thomas Luckmann, Society as a Human Product" (390-4)

Consensus vs. Conflict

Even though contemporary introductory texts portray mid-century structure-functionalism as the theory-we-can-all-dump on, it WAS the dominant theory in American sociology (and beyond) for a generation and one's always best advised not to throw out the baby with the bath water. There are, in fact, some powerful take-away concepts here AND it behooves you to really understand what we mean by functionalism AND there are some great examples of "interesting" theories in the sense of Murray Davis' article. Becoming an expert in this set of excerpts will also position you well for (sophisticatedly) seeing what the "conflict" reaction to functionalism was all about.

Parsons, Talcott. 1961-71. "Action Systems and Social Systems" (301-303)
Parsons, Talcott. 1943. "Sex Roles in the American Kinship System" (304-307)
Merton, Robert K. 1949. "Manifest and Latent Functions" (308-312)
Zizek, Slavoj. 1989-2001 & after. "Cynicism as a Form of Ideology" (668-671)

Mills Library

See chapters 8, 9, 10 in Calhoun, Craig. 2007. Sociology in America : A History. University of Chicago Press. (Ebrary HM477.U6 — S63 2007eb)

Neo-Marxist

  1. Neglected Classics
  1. Contemporary Mainstream
  2. Twentieth Century Public Sociology: Sociologists as Public Intellectuals
  3. Sex and Gender
  1. Psychology Talks to Sociology
  2. Some Background on the "Structural" in Post-Structural
  3. Some Roots of "New" Social Movements
GROUP A Toward a Normal Sociology
Shauna consensus and conflict
Alex Psychology Talks to Sociology
Rocio Twentieth century public sociology
Kimberly Socio-Psycho-Cultural Criticism
GROUP B CRITICAL THEORIES
Kersten Frankfurt School
Jess Ideology Old and New
Amy Resistance and Revolution
Alicia Frankfurt School
GROUP C The other "big three" : RACE CLASS GENDER
Lauren Some Roots of "New" Social Movements
Meredith Sex and gender
Lillian Sex & Gender
Judy Recent Voices on Race
GROUP D Where we are today
Ariana Micro-Sociology Primer
Nicole Contemporary Mainstream
Dasha Cultural Studies
Erika POMO sampler
Theresa, Ariunaa, Maia Global Sociology
Charli Information Age and Technology

Ritzer on Globalization Globalization

Baert (3): "THe Enigma of Everyday Life: Symbolic Interactionism, the Dramaturgical Approach, and Ethnomethodology"

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Giddens/Turner: Class Analysis

Giddens/Turner: Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, and Production of Culture
Giddens/Turner: Critical Theory

Ritzer: Globalization
Ritzer: Classical Theories I
Ritzer: Classical Theories II
Ritzer: Contemporary Theories of Everyday Life
Ritzer: Contemporary Feminist Theories

Ritzer: Contemporary Grand Theories II (new-marxian) [add more?]

Rob Stones. 1998. Key Sociological Thinkers

Bureaucracy. DAVID G. NICKINOVICH. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p229-236.

Complex Organizations. HOWARD E. ALDRICH and PETER V. MARSDEN. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p392-400.

Conflict Theory. RANDALL COLLINS. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p414-417.

Critical Theory. DWIGHT B. BILLINGS and PATRICIA JENNINGS. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 1. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p539-546.

Feminist Theory. GAYE TUCHMAN. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 2. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p988-997.

Gender. JUDITH LORBER. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 2. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p1057-1066.

Positivism. JONATHAN H. TURNER. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 3. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p2192-2195.

Postmodernism. AUGUSTINE BRANNIGAN. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 3. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p2205-2209.

Segregation Indices. DOUGLAS S. MASSEY. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 4. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p2500-2505.

Statistical Graphics. JOHN FOX. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 5. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p3003-3023.

Typologies. KENNETH D. BAILEY. Encyclopedia of Sociology. Vol. 5. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. p3180-3189.

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