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Title Theory in action : theoretical constructionism / edited by Peter Sohlberg, Hakon Leiulfsrud.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]

Series Studies in Critical Social Sciences Ser. ; v.91.
Studies in Critical Social Sciences Ser.
Subject Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Social sciences -- Methodology.
Alt Name Sohlberg, Peter,
Leiulfsrud, Hȧkon,
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro -- Theory in Action: Theoretical Constructionism -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Figures -- About the Authors -- 1: Theory and Theoretical Operations -- 2: On the Heuristic Role of Concepts in Theorizing -- 3: Sociology and the Power of (Ordinary) Language -- 4: Weber's Ideal Types: A Sociological Operation between Theory and Method -- 5: Class Operations and Measures -- 6: Question-Driven Sociology and Methodological Contextualism -- 7: If Not, Why Not and What If: Asking Counterfactual Questions -- 8: Abduction -- Assessing Fruitfulness and the Construction of Scientific Concepts -- 9: Theorizing through Comparative Case Studies -- 10: Explanatory Practices in Sociology: An Overview -- 11: A Thick Description of Robert K. Merton's Middle Range Theory -- Manifest Properties and Latent Ambivalence -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
ISBN 9789004314184 (electronic bk.)
9004314180 (electronic bk.)
9789004314177 (hardback :acid-free paper)
9004314172 (hardback :acid-free paper)
OCLC # 959552294
Additional Format Print version: Theory in action Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016] 9789004314177 (DLC) 2016032794.


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