Written for social theorists and general readers (including undergraduates), David Sciulli's book is the first to explain not only how but also why Amitai Etzioni's publications evolved from his dissertation to Active Society and Socio-Economics to Communitarianism.
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
David Sciulli (1950-2010) was Columbia Ph.D., Professor at Texas A&M, editor-in-chief of Comparative Sociology, and author of Theory of Societal Constitutionalism; Corporate Power in Civil Society and Professions in Civil Society and the State.
Preface Introduction. Etzioni's Classic Project I. Theoretical Foundations Chapter 1. Normative Order in Organizations Chapter 2. Etzioni's Functionalism and Societal Constitutionalism Chapter 3. Order in Democratic Societies: Etzioni's Three Major Conceptual Decisions II. Expectations for Advanced Democracies Chapter 4. Defining an Active Society: Pushing American Pragmatism and Optimism to the Edge Chapter 5. Overcoming Obstacles to Activeness, I: Extending Consensus and Control Chapter 6. Overcoming Obstacles to Activeness, II: Recruiting and Socializing Leaders Chapter 7. Policy for an Active Society III. Second Thoughts: Trouble At Home Chapter 8. Declining Optimism: An Immodest Agenda in a Global Economy Chapter 9. Ongoing Failure: Breakdowns in Primary Socialization Chapter 10. Increasing Criticism: Corruption in Electoral Politics and National Governance IV. Rebuilding America's Cultural and Social Psychological Infrastructure Chapter 11. The Economy's "Normative Capsule:" Foundations of Socio-Economics Chapter 12. Interpersonal Community and Institutional Community Chapter 13. Types of Interpersonal Community, I: Shaming and Privileging Community Chapter 14. Types of Interpersonal Community, II: Responsive Community Chapter 15. Moral Commitments of Interpersonal Community Etzioni References References Index
"Si la mesure de l'hommage que l'on peut rendre a un auteur est de prendre
son travail au serieux, alors Amitai Etzioni a trouve un lecteur digne de sa
riche production." J. Dean, Revue d'Histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 355-356.
Dewey Decimal Classfication (DDC)