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by Abram De Swaan,Beverley Jackson

  • ISBN: 0745625916
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  • Author: Abram De Swaan,Beverley Jackson
  • Subcategory: Relationships
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (March 5, 2001)
  • Pages: 176 pages
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Translated by Jackson, Beverley. De Swaan also explores theways in which people organize their activities, from foraging bandsof only a few dozen members to contemporary societies that caneffectively co-ordinate a billion people or more. This book will be essential reading for anyone who needs a briefand clear introduction to sociology in its broadest sense; it willbe especially valuable to those studying the subject for the firsttime. 1. What People Need From Each Other. 2. How People Are Connected To One Another.

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Human societies; An introduction. Article in Geopolitics · January 2001 with 19 Reads. Cite this publication. University of Amsterdam. In figurational theory, power is viewed as an inevitable aspect of all human relationships and exists within all figurations (de Swaan, 2001; Elias, 1978; van Krieken, 1998); power is viewed as an aspect of relationships between people. There is always a certain balance of power within a network, involving struggles between interdependent and more-or-less powerful groups.

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Описание: This book shows how the social constructions of time, space, race, gender .

Описание: This book shows how the social constructions of time, space, race, gender and class intersect with each other to produce particular social phenomena that are enduring and significant for our society. This volume by a prominent scholar of East African societies is a powerful example of this growing interest. Among the topics examined in this book are identity as a political instrument; emotions and political mobilization; the return of authoritarianism and the rise of the new radical right; symbols and the rituals of belonging; loyalty, the nation and nationalism.

Human Societies, an introduction. Chapters 5 to 12. Chapter 5. From De Swann's point of view, what is the relationship between inborn abilities and social formation? 2. According to De Swann, what are the dimensions of socialization as a process? Define each of them. Chapter 7. According to De Swaan, what is the role of the biology of cooperation and the of society? 2. Sociologically, how reciprocal obligations create and maintain society? What is the role of the gift? Chapter 8. What is the definition of collective action?

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This book is a brief introduction to the study of society, which may be read without any previous knowledge of the social sciences.

Abram de Swaan (Dutch pronunciation: ; born 8 January 1942) is a Dutch essayist, sociologist and professor emeritus from the University of Amsterdam. In 1996, he became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Abram de Swaan (Dutch pronunciation: ; born 8 January 1942) is a Dutch essayist, sociologist and professor emeritus from the University of Amsterdam. In 1996, he became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He received the P. C. Hooft Award in 2008. Amerika in termijnen (1968). Halverwege de Heilstaat (essays; 1983). Zorg en de Staat (1989). Perron Nederland (1991). Moord en de staat (2003).

This book is a brief introduction to the study of society, whichmay be read without any previous knowledge of the social sciences.Each chapter addresses a fundamental question about people in theirvarious arrangements. The book begins by asking: what do peopleneed from one another; what do they need to survive and how dothese needs make them dependent upon others? Subsequent chaptersdeal with the ties that bind people, the expectations theyentertain of one another, their means of distinguishing themselvesfrom others, the ways they have of moulding and teaching the young,and what they believe, know and invent. De Swaan also explores theways in which people organize their activities, from foraging bandsof only a few dozen members to contemporary societies that caneffectively co-ordinate a billion people or more. Human Societiestraces this huge increase in the scale of social life whichoccurred as new forms of human co-ordination emerged: fromreciprocal obligation and collective action, to markets,organizations, and states, and finally, the emerging global levelof interdependence. This book will be essential reading for anyone who needs a briefand clear introduction to sociology in its broadest sense; it willbe especially valuable to those studying the subject for the firsttime.Abram de Swaan is chairman of the Amsterdam School of SocialScience Research (ASSR.
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