By George Ritzer
This concise encyclopedia is the main entire foreign survey of sociology ever created in a single volume.Contains over 800 entries from the entire breadth of the disciplineDistilled from the extremely popular Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, with entries thoroughly revised and up-to-date to supply succinct and updated insurance of the elemental topicsGlobal in scope, either by way of themes and contributorsEach access contains references and recommendations for additional readingCross-referencing permits effortless flow round the quantity
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M. ) (2008) Biculturalism, Self Identity and Societal Transformation. Emerald Publishing, Bingley. RUTLEDGE M. DENNIS accounts An account, as the term is most commonly used in sociology, refers to statements that explain disruptions in the social and moral order. In this sense, accounts are linguistic devices by which actors attempt to reposition themselves as socially acceptable and morally reputable in the face of imputations of deviance or failure. Although the concept of accounts has roots in C.
The theory has given rise to a number of concepts which have proven useful in a wide range of technoscientific analyses. It has remained highly influential as a methodological tool for analyzing truth-making in all its forms. The call to ‘‘follow the actors’’ – to see what they do rather than report on what they say they do – has been liberating for those engaged in studying scientists, who frequently hold their own truth and practice as if above the social and political fray. Their attention to the work of representation on paper led to the ideas of ‘‘immutable mobiles’’ and ‘‘centers of calculation,’’ which trace the power of technoscience to its ability to function as a centralizing networked bureaucracy.
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