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Interpreting the Past, Understanding the Present : Explorations in Sociology - Stephen Kendrick

Interpreting the Past, Understanding the Present

Explorations in Sociology

By: Stephen Kendrick (Editor), Pat Straw (Editor), David McCrone (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th June 1990
ISBN: 9780333493700
Number Of Pages: 218

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The British Sociological Association held a conference on the theme "Sociology and History". In 1964, E.H. Carr had called for an open frontier between the disciplines. This book examines the traffic across this frontier and in particular, what might be called the sociological uses of history.

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction: Sociology and History, The Past and The Present; The Editors - Future History; C.Tilly - What is Sociological History?; C.Hay - The Currency of History for Sociology; G.Wickham - Biography, Family History and the Analysis of Social Change; B.Elliott - Social Change and Economic Life in Kirkcaldy, 1891-1987: sources and methods, a historical perspective; J.Smyth - The Historical Reconstruction of Rural Localities: A New Zealand case study; R.R.Hall - Urbanisation as Moral Project: Transitions in Twentieth Century Britain; R.Mellor - Aye tae the Fore: the Fife Miners in the 1984-5 Strike; S.Najam - History and Sociology in the New Economic Sociology: a Discourse in Search of a Method; R.Penn - Change and Continuity in History and Sociology: The Case of Industrial Paternalism; H.Bradley - Sub-Contracting and Industrial Development; R.Fevre - Index

ISBN: 9780333493700
ISBN-10: 0333493702
Series: Explorations in Sociology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 29th June 1990
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2