Encountering The Everyday: An Introduction to the Sociologies of the Unnoticed

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byMichael Hviid Jacobsen

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Everyday life is the most important dimension of society. Introducing classical and contemporary theory alongside key empirical work, this is a comprehensive exploration of everyday life sociologies. Written by leading experts in the field, each chapter makes concepts from Existentialism to Semiotics accessible for students and scholars alike.

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Everyday life is the most important dimension of society. Introducing classical and contemporary theory alongside key empirical work, this is a comprehensive exploration of everyday life sociologies. Written by leading experts in the field, each chapter makes concepts from Existentialism to Semiotics accessible for students and scholar...

MICHAEL HVIID JACOBSEN is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Studies in the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Organization, Aalborg University, Denmark. He has published widely in the field of everyday life and sociology.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201229

ISBN - 13:9780230201224

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Table of Contents

The Everyday: Introduction to an Introduction--M. Hviid Jacobsen
PART I: FOUNDATION
The Chicago School of Sociology--A. Jrgensen and D. Smith
American Pragmatism--R. C. Prus and A. J. Puddephatt
Phenomenological Sociology--S. Overgaard and D. Zahavi
Symbolic Interactionism--D. D. Waskul
Existential Sociology--J. A. Kotarba
Critical Everyday Life Sociologies--M. E. Gardiner
PART II: FERMENTATION
French Sociologies of the Quotidian; D Schilling
Erving Goffman--S. Kristiansen
Ethnomethodology--S. Hester
Conversation Analysis--P. ten Have
The Sociology of the Absurd--M. Hviid Jacobsen
PART III: DISSEMINATION
Scandinavian Everyday Life Sociologies--A. Christensen
The Sociology of Emotions--P. Poder
Social Semiotics; P. Vannini
Cultural Studies and Everyday Life--D. Inglis
Interpretive Interactionism--N. K. Denzin
Index