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TitleThe social system
Author Talcott Parsons
Imprint New York : The Free Press, 1951
Edition 1st ed
Descript 575 p. : 21 cm


The action frame of reference and the general theory of action systems: culture, personality and the place of social systems -- The major points of reference and structural components of the social system -- The structure of the social system: The organization of the components into sub-systems -- Invariant points of reference for the structural differentiation -- Empirical differentiation and variation in the structure of societies -- The learning of social role-expectations and the mechanisms of socialization of motivation -- Deviant behavior and the mechanisms of social control -- Belief systems and the social system: the problem of the role of ideas -- Expressive symbols and the social system: the communication of affect -- Social structure and dynamic process: the case of modern medical practice -- The processes of change of social systems -- Conclusion: the place of sociological theory among the analytical sciences of action

Social System

Communication Arts Library301.4 P271S 1951CHECK SHELVES
Communication Arts Library301.4 P271S 1951CHECK SHELVES

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