The Concept of Social Structure

Synopsis

Acknowledgments Introduction Structural Sociology and the Durkheimian Conception of Social Structure On the Prospects for a Nomothetic Theory of Social Structure The Concept of Purposive Action Purposive versus Mechanistic Explanations of Action Narrative and the Realist Philosophy of Science: Toward a New Model of Explanation The Durkheimian and Marxian Conceptions of Social Structure Carrying the Marxian Concept of Social Structure Beyond Marx Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1987