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Author Lyman, Stanford M.
Title Postmodernism and a sociology of the absurd and other essays on the "nouvelle vague" in American social science / Stanford M. Lyman.
Imprint Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HM73 .L95 1997    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HM73 .L95 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author Lyman, Stanford M.
Series Studies in American sociology ; v. 5
Studies in American sociology ; v. 5.
Subject Postmodernism -- Social aspects.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Structuralism.
Description xiv, 392 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-385) and index.
ISBN 1557284539 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 36066035
Table of Contents
Pt. IIntroduction1
Pt. IITheoretical and Epistemological Issues9
 1Postmodernism and a Sociology of the Absurd11
 2History and Sociology: Some Unresolved Epistemological Issues43
 3Interstate Relations and the Sociological Imagination Revisited: From Social Distance to Territoriality66
Pt. IIIPostmodern Arenas: Race, Law, Cinema, Deviance81
 4Postmodernism and the Race Question: The Problem of Alterity83
 5The Race Question and Liberalism: Casuistries in American Constitutional Law106
 6The Chinese before the Courts: A Prolegomenon to a Study of Ethnoracial Construction and Marginalization163
 7The Assimilation-Pluralism Debate: Toward a Postmodern Resolution of the American Ethnoracial Dilemma185
 8Anhedonia: Gender and the Decline of Emotions in American Film, 1930-1988210
 9Without Morals or Mores: Deviance in Postmodern Social Theory234
Pt. IVA Commencement Rather Than a Conclusion: Narrative Strategies and the Dramas of Social Reality265
 10The Bequests of Twentieth-Century Sociology to the Twenty-first Century267
 11Animal Faith, Puritanism, and the Schutz-Gurwitsch Debate: A Commentary279
 12The Drama in the Routine: A Prolegomenon to a Praxiological Sociology286
 Notes295
 Index387


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