Constructing Social Theory

Social science

David C. Bell

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 342 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Constructing Social Theory discusses the nature of social theory and theoretical orientations. Organized by 43 theoretical orientations in seven domains: exchange, power, adaptation/reinforcement, social bond, altruism, functionalism, and identity, the text includes a tutorial on how to identify an appropriate theoretical orientation and create a theory given a particular research question.