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Telling about society /

Howard S. Becker.

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Main Author: Becker, Howard Saul
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Topics: Sociology - Methodology. | Visual sociology. | Sociology in literature. | Arts and society.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (p. [289]-298) and index.
505 0 |aTelling about society -- Representations of society as organizational products -- Who does what? -- The work users do -- Standardization and innovation -- Summarizing details -- Reality aesthetics -- The morality of representations -- Parables, ideal types, and mathematical models -- Charts : thinking with drawings -- Visual sociology, documentary photography, and photojournalism -- Drama and multivocality : Shaw, Churchill, and Shawn -- Goffman, language, and the comparative strategy -- Jane Austen : the novel as social analysis -- Georges Perec's experiments in social description -- Italo Calvino, urbanologist -- Finally-- .
650 0|aSociology|xMethodology.
650 0|aVisual sociology.
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