Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals).
By: Jayyusi, Lena.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Revivals: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©1984Description: 1 online resource (288 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317745310.Subject(s): Analysis (Philosophy) | Categorization (Psychology) | Social ethics | Social interactionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals)DDC classification: 302.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Membership Categorizations -- Type categorizations -- Category-bound and category-constitutive features -- Aspects of collectivity categorization -- 2 The Social Organization of Categorial Incumbency -- The category-incumbent relationship -- The public availability of categorial incumbency -- 3 Lists, Categorizations and Descriptions -- Categorization-relevant lists -- The practical translation problem -- 4 Category-Occasioned Transformations -- Category-transformable features/accounts -- Category accretion -- 5 Category-Generated Problems and Some Solutions -- Categorizational asymmetry and disjunction -- Dilemmas -- Descriptions, category-organized knowledge and biographical knowledge -- Attributions of prejudice and bias -- 6 Ways of Describing -- Elisions and action ascriptions -- Temporal elisions -- 7 The Inferential Environment of Hierarchies and Contrasts -- 8 Rationality, Practice And Morality -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 - Harvey Sacks On Categorization: An Overview -- Appendix 2 - Scarman Tribunal Data -- Appendix 3 - Hell's Angels Data -- Appendix 4 - Social Enquiry Reports Data -- Appendix 5 -- Appendix 6 Group Therapy Data -- Notes -- Subject Index -- Name Index.
First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description of practical activities and makes a cogent contribution to the study of how the moral order actually works in practical communicative contexts. Among the issues dealt with are: collectivity categorizations, the organization of lists and descriptions, moral attribution and inferences, and the relationship between standards of morality and standards of rationality.
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