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Stretching the Sociological Imagination : Essays in Honour of John Eldridge.

By: Smith, Andrew.
Contributor(s): Dawson, Matt | Fowler, Bridget | Miller, David | Rampton, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (296 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137493644.Subject(s): CommunicationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Stretching the Sociological Imagination : Essays in Honour of John EldridgeDDC classification: 301 LOC classification: H1-970.9Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Foreword: For John Eldridge - Sociology in His Times and Ours -- Foreword: John Eldridge and the Birth of the Glasgow Media Group -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- 1 Stretching Exercises: Stimulating the Sociological Imagination -- Part I Sociology of Work and Industry -- 2 Exploring an Industrial Structure of Feeling: Creating Industrial Gemeinschaft in a Twentieth-Century Workplace -- 3 John Eldridge's Adventures with Cross-Classification in the Sociology of Work -- 4 'When All Hell Breaks Loose': Striking on the British Coalfields 1984-85 -- 5 False Self-Employment -- Part II Social Theory -- 6 On the (Alternative) Worlds That We Have Lost: Sociology and The Third Way Revisited -- 7 The Media and Collective Memory: The Obituaries of Academics -- 8 The Humanitarian Crisis in Sociology -- Part III Sociology of the Media -- 9 Sociology, Propaganda and Psychological Operations -- 10 Sociology of the Media: Towards an Ideal Journalistic Practice -- 11 Sociology and Journalism: The Search for a Historical Imagination -- 12 The Martian Invasion and the Sociological Imagination -- Conclusion: Stretching the Sociological Imagination in the Neo-Liberal Academy -- Appendix: Bibliography of the Writings of John Eric Thomas Eldridge (b. 1936).
Summary: This edited collection calls for renewed attention to the concept of the sociological imagination, allowing social scientists to link private issues to public troubles. Inspired by the eminent Glasgow-based sociologist, John Eldridge, it re-engages with the concept and shows how it can be applied to analyzing society today.
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Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Foreword: For John Eldridge - Sociology in His Times and Ours -- Foreword: John Eldridge and the Birth of the Glasgow Media Group -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- 1 Stretching Exercises: Stimulating the Sociological Imagination -- Part I Sociology of Work and Industry -- 2 Exploring an Industrial Structure of Feeling: Creating Industrial Gemeinschaft in a Twentieth-Century Workplace -- 3 John Eldridge's Adventures with Cross-Classification in the Sociology of Work -- 4 'When All Hell Breaks Loose': Striking on the British Coalfields 1984-85 -- 5 False Self-Employment -- Part II Social Theory -- 6 On the (Alternative) Worlds That We Have Lost: Sociology and The Third Way Revisited -- 7 The Media and Collective Memory: The Obituaries of Academics -- 8 The Humanitarian Crisis in Sociology -- Part III Sociology of the Media -- 9 Sociology, Propaganda and Psychological Operations -- 10 Sociology of the Media: Towards an Ideal Journalistic Practice -- 11 Sociology and Journalism: The Search for a Historical Imagination -- 12 The Martian Invasion and the Sociological Imagination -- Conclusion: Stretching the Sociological Imagination in the Neo-Liberal Academy -- Appendix: Bibliography of the Writings of John Eric Thomas Eldridge (b. 1936).

This edited collection calls for renewed attention to the concept of the sociological imagination, allowing social scientists to link private issues to public troubles. Inspired by the eminent Glasgow-based sociologist, John Eldridge, it re-engages with the concept and shows how it can be applied to analyzing society today.

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John Eldridge, University of Glasgow, UKHuw Beynon, Cardiff University, UKHoward Davis, Bangor University, UKMatt Dawson, University of Glasgow, UKTony Elger, University of Warwick, UKBridget Fowler, University of Glasgow, UKJohn Holmwood, University of Nottingham, UKJohn MacInnes, University of Edinburgh, UKDavid Miller, University of Bath, UKGreg Philo, University of Glasgow, UKAndrew Smith, University of Glasgow, UKTim Strangleman, University of Kent, UKGiuliana Tiripelli, University of Glasgow, UKKevin Williams, Swansea University, UKBrian Winston, University of Lincoln, UK

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