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Author Ubrt, JirŁ.
Title The perspective of historical sociology : the individual and homo-sociologicus through society and history / by Jiří Šubrt.
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.

Author Ubrt, JirŁ.
Subject Historical sociology.
Social change.
Description 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Perspective of Historical Sociology (By Way of Introduction) -- Path to Historical Sociology -- History and Sociology -- Theoretical Dilemmas -- pt. II Societies and the Processes of Change -- Dimension of Time -- Temporalized Sociology -- Division of Historical Time -- History as Life's Teacher -- Social Change -- Different Approaches to its Observation and Analysis -- Theories of Cyclical Development -- Theories of Developmental Discontinuity and Breaks -- Materialist Conception of History -- Revolution -- Collective Actors of Social Change -- Theory of Breaks -- Theory of Linear Continuous Development -- Sequential and Processual Explanatory Models -- Evolutionary Theory -- Some New Approaches to the Issue of Social Change -- Crisis as a Challenge -- Etymology and Semantics of the Concept of Crisis -- Risk, Crisis, Catastrophe, and Collapse -- One Concept -- Many Manifestations -- Plurality of Explanatory Frameworks -- Current Issues -- pt. III Ideas of the Sociological "Founders" -- Sociology as a Science of Social Statics and Dynamics -- Evolution of the Social Organism -- Historical Materialism -- Predecessors -- Thinker Who Wished to Change the World -- Explaining the Emergence of Capitalism -- Digression on the Early rationalization of time -- Sociology as a Science about Social Facts -- Digression on Collective Memory -- pt. IV Systems, Structures, and Functions -- Social System and Evolution -- Inequality, Stratification, Mobility -- Theories of Conflict -- Social Functions of Conflicts -- Social Conflict in Modern Society -- Appendix to Conflict Theory -- Structuralism and Poststructuralism -- Invariable Structures -- Variable Structures -- Functional Differentiation and Its Consequences -- World-System -- pt. V Civilizational Analysis -- Civilizing Process -- Paradigms of Human Condition -- Civilizations of the Axial Age -- pt. VI Modern World, Its Formative Processes and Transformations -- Pathways to Modern Society -- Citizens and the State -- Different Types of Social Revolution -- Revolutions in the International Context -- Formation of Modern Nations -- Nationalism and High Culture -- National Interest -- Dark Side of Modernization -- Banality of Evil -- Advocate for the Open Society -- Critique of Ideological Myths and Totalitarian Tendencies -- Wars, Conflicts, and Violence -- Coercion and Violence -- Networks of Power -- From the First Modernity to the Second Modernity -- Story of Modernization Theory -- Transformations of Contemporary Societies -- pt. VII Human Individual and History -- Individualization in the Perspective of Historical -- Sociological Thinking -- Individualism and Holism -- Homo Sociologicus -- Human Individual and Its Place in History.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1787433633 (electronic bk.)
9781787433632 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1007218713

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