By: José López & John Scott (Eds.)
New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2019
Seller ID: 701696
What does ‘social structure’ mean? • What are the principal ways in which societies are ‘organized’ or ‘structured’? • How can structural ideas be used in sociological analysis? Despite the importance of the concept of social structure, sociologists have not agreed on how to define it and discussions have been plagued by confusion. In this concise and enlightening text, José López and John Scott argue that analysing the conceptual frameworks in which different concepts of social structure are embedded can help to clarify their meanings and reshape debates. They show that comp... View More...