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Social science as civic discourse : essays on the invention, legitimation, and uses of social theory, Richard Harvey Brown

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Social science as civic discourse : essays on the invention, legitimation, and uses of social theory
Title
Social science as civic discourse
Title remainder
essays on the invention, legitimation, and uses of social theory
Statement of responsibility
Richard Harvey Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brown, Richard Harvey
Dewey number
300/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
H61
LC item number
.B6793 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Language and languages
  • Social change
  • Social sciences and history
  • Sciences sociales
  • Langage et langues
  • Changement social
  • Sciences sociales et histoire
  • Language and languages
  • Social change
  • Social sciences and history
  • Social sciences
  • Sociale wetenschappen
  • Theorieën
  • Legitimiteit
Label
Social science as civic discourse : essays on the invention, legitimation, and uses of social theory, Richard Harvey Brown
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : Civic Discourse and the Travails of Social Truth -- 2. The Positivist Habit of Mind : Metaphysics, Social Theory, and Social Control -- 3. The Romantic Alternative and Its Limits : A Rhetorical Reformulation of the Debate between Positivism and Romaniticism -- 4. Jean-Paul Sartre and Claude Levi-Strauss : The Dialectic of Agency and Structure in Theories of the Social -- 5. Metaphor and Knowlege of History I : Organicism and Mechanism in the Study of Social Change -- 6. Metaphor and Knowledge of History II : Structuralism, Phenomenology, and the Tropes of Linguistic Figuration -- 7. Bureaucracy as Praxis : Toward a Political Symbology of Formal Organization -- 8. Social Planning as Symbolic Practice : Toward a Liberating Discourse for Societal Self-Direction
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 227 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039963988
Label
Social science as civic discourse : essays on the invention, legitimation, and uses of social theory, Richard Harvey Brown
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : Civic Discourse and the Travails of Social Truth -- 2. The Positivist Habit of Mind : Metaphysics, Social Theory, and Social Control -- 3. The Romantic Alternative and Its Limits : A Rhetorical Reformulation of the Debate between Positivism and Romaniticism -- 4. Jean-Paul Sartre and Claude Levi-Strauss : The Dialectic of Agency and Structure in Theories of the Social -- 5. Metaphor and Knowlege of History I : Organicism and Mechanism in the Study of Social Change -- 6. Metaphor and Knowledge of History II : Structuralism, Phenomenology, and the Tropes of Linguistic Figuration -- 7. Bureaucracy as Praxis : Toward a Political Symbology of Formal Organization -- 8. Social Planning as Symbolic Practice : Toward a Liberating Discourse for Societal Self-Direction
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 227 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039963988

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