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AuthorFararo, Thomas J. author
TitleGenerating Images of Stratification [electronic resource] : A Formal Theory / by Thomas J. Fararo, Kenji Kosaka
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2003
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0123-5
Descript VII, 204 p. 24 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

Generating Images of Stratification is a self-contained presentation of a theoretical research program that deals with a significant explanatory problem relating to social inequality and that constructs generative theoretical models in doing so. In more detail: -Self-contained presentation - In respect to the background sociological facts and theoretical ideas and also the formal methods the book provides clear and simple accounts accompanied by examples. - A theoretical research program - The emphasis is on theory development, involving a series of theoretical models constructed within a core framework of principles and methods. - Deals with a significant explanatory problem relating to social inequality - We know from research that how people perceive the stratification system of a society depends upon their position in that system. So the problem is: What process generates this regularity and thereby explains empirical generalizations about the social structuration of images? - Constructs generative theoretical models - The book is an extended presentation of "generative theory" in sociology, a formal method of producing effective theoretical explanations. Generating Images of Stratification is of interest to mathematical sociologists and formal theorists in sociology; sociologists interested in social stratification; methodologists, both in sociology and in other fields; philosophers of social science; and theoretical scientists and mathematicians who are interested in applying their analytical tools to social science topics


CONTENT

1. The Methodology of Formal Theorizing -- 2. Stratification and Consciousness -- 3. The Panoply of Structural Images -- 4. Self-Location in a Stratified System -- 5. Images of the Shape of a Stratified System -- 6. Theoretical Elaborations -- 7. Proliferation: New Directions of Research -- References


Social sciences Operations research Decision making Philosophy and social sciences Anthropology Sociology Social Sciences Sociology general Methodology of the Social Sciences Philosophy of the Social Sciences Operation Research/Decision Theory Anthropology



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