5 edition of The sociology of radical commitment found in the catalog.
The sociology of radical commitment
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Gary Backhaus and George Psathas|
|Contributions||Backhaus, Gary, 1953-, Psathas, George, Wolff, Kurt H., 1912-|
|LC Classifications||HM585 .S634 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlv, 228 p. :|
|Number of Pages||228|
|ISBN 10||0739119435, 0739119443|
|ISBN 10||9780739119433, 9780739119440|
|LC Control Number||2006031130|
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The thrust of the book is to explicate Wolff's relation to the tradition and to the orientation to which he belongs while at the same time to exhibit how he develops a sociology of radical commitment.
This commitment can demand great existential risk in the quest to uncover the universal in the unique—the creation of new meaning (the catch. Several chapters exhibit creative work in the further development of his thought, especially concerning his surrender-and-catch. The thrust of the book is to explicate Wolff's relation to the tradition and to the orientation to which he belongs while at the same time to exhibit how he develops a sociology of radical : Paperback.
Get this from a library. The sociology of radical commitment: Kurt H. Wolff's existential turn. [Gary Backhaus; George Psathas; Kurt H Wolff;] -- "In this collection of essays, editors Gary Backhaus and George Psathas present the life and thought of Kurt H. Wolff, a Jewish refugee from Darmstadt, student of Karl Mannheim, practitioner of the.
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I was looking for a book that was not biased, and defined terms. This book contained an overt bias against society. I returned it/5(68). What is Radical Sociology. Sociology as a profession studies the 'science of society, social institutions, and social relationships', and specifically the systematic study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective behavior of organized human groups.
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The book's failure to transcend generality is unfortunate. The author's own commitment to a vague left-radical-populist-critical perspective is familiar but it does not explicate a clear ideological position that can be contrasted with that of others who also want to make the world a better place or empower people or end oppression.
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E-mail: [email protected] BIO AND RESEARCH. George Psathas (B.A. ‘50 and Ph.D. ’56 Yale University; M.A. ‘51 University of Michigan) is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Boston University (since ) and Professor (since ) and has served as Chairman and Associate Chairman of the Department.