Handbook of Neurosociology

byDavid D. FranksEditorJonathan H. Turner

Paperback | August 20, 2013

Handbook of Neurosociology by David D. Franks
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Until recently, a handbook on neurosociology would have been viewed with skepticism by sociologists, who have long been protective of their disciplinary domain against perceived encroachment by biology. But a number of developments in the last decade or so have made sociologists more receptive to biological factors in sociology and social psychology. Much of this has been encouraged by the coeditors of this volume, David Franks and Jonathan Turner. This new interest has been increased by the explosion of research in neuroscience on brain functioning and brain-environment interaction (via new MRI technologies), with implications for social and psychological functioning. This handbook emphasizes the integration of perspectives within sociology as well as between fields in social neuroscience. For example, Franks represents a social constructionist position following from G.H. Mead''s voluntaristic theory of the act while Turner is more social structural and positivistic. Furthermore, this handbook not only contains contributions from sociologists, but leading figures from the psychological perspective of social neuroscience.
Professor David D. Franks is a Professor of Sociology, who in 1972 received a large Grant from NIE to study the different effects of "open" and traditional Kansas City high schools on self-esteem and the development of personal autonomy. He was also granted tenure and promoted at that time. He served as chair of the faculty grievance c...
Title:Handbook of NeurosociologyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:406 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:406 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:August 20, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Forward Douglas Massey.- Chapter 1. Introduction: Summaries and Comments; David D. Franks and Jonathan H. Turner.- PART I. LARGE ISSUES.- Chapter 2: Neural Social Science; George Lakoff.- Chapter 3: Why We Need Neurosociology as Well as Social Neuroscience; David D. Franks.- Chapter 4: Social Cognitions and the Problems of Minds; John Shook.- Chapter 5: Social Neuroscience of Human Aggression: Genetic, Hormonal and Neural Underpinnings; Pranjal Metha, Stefan Geotz and Justin Carre.- Chapter 6: Social Neuroscience and the Modern Synthesis of Social and Biological Levels of Analysis; Greg J. Norman, Louise C. Hawkley, Maike Luman, John T. Cacioppo and Gary G. Berntson.- Chapter 7: Can the Two Cultures Reconcile? Reconstruction and Neuropragmatism; Tibor Solymoski.-Chapter 8: Notes Towards a Neuroethics; David D. Franks.-Chapter 9: Emergence in Sociology and Neuroscience; David D. Franks.- PART II. NEUROLOGY, SELF, INTERACTION, AND SOCIALITY.- Chapter 10: Neurology and Interpersonal Behavior: The Basic Challenge for Nuerosociology; Jonathan H. Turner.- Chapter 11: Neurology Supports of G. H. Mead and Relations to Symbolic Interaction; David D. Franks.- Chapter 12: What are the Neurobiological Foundations of Identities and Identity Related Processes; Richard Niemeyer.- Chapter 13: The Emergent Self: How Distributed Neural Networks Support Self-Representations; Istvan Molnar-Szakacs and Lucina Uddin.- Chapter 14: The Human Mirror Neuron System, Social Control and Language; Shook-Lei Liew and Lisa Aziz- Zadeh.- Chapter 15: A Neurosociological Theory of Weberian Rationality: Its Cognitive, Conative, and Neurobiological Foundations; Warren D. TenHouten.- Chapter 16: Theory of Mind; Rosemary Hopcroft.- Chapter 17: Attachment, Interaction and Synchronization: How Innate Mechanisms in Attachment Give Rise to Emergent Structure in Networks and Communities; Thomas S. Smith.- PART III. EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN.- Chapter 18: The Mind of a Hominin: An Evolutionary Story; Alexandra Maryanski.- Chapter 19: The Evolution of the Neurological Basis for Sociality; Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski.- Chapter 20: Neurophysiology of Rewards: Implications for Sociology; Michael Hammond.- PART IV. THE NEUROLOGY OF SOCIAL ISSUES AND PROBLEMS.- Chapter 21: The Effect of Persistent Poverty on the Brain; Jeffery Davis.- Chapter 22: Prejudice, and Stereotyping; Todd Nelson.- Chapter 23: Testosterone, Dominance and Violence; Allan Mazur.- Chapter 24: Comprehending the Neurological Substratum of Paraverbal Communications: The Invention of SplitSpec Technology; Stanford Gregory and William Kalkhoff.-Chapter 25: Neurosociology and Mental Health, by Anne Eisenberg.-