The Sociologist's Eye

The Sociologist's Eye

Author: Kai Erikson

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300106671

Category: Social Science

Page: 420

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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction: A Way of Looking -- APPROACHES -- View from the Fourteenth Floor -- The Individual and the Social -- Knowing the Place for the First Time -- Disaster at Buffalo Creek -- BEGINNINGS -- Human Origins -- Discovering the Social -- Coming to Terms with Social Life -- The Journey of Piotr and Kasia Walkowiak -- PLACES -- Village -- City -- Worlds Beyond -- It Seemed Like the Whole Bay Died -- PROCESSES -- Becoming a Person -- Creating Divisions -- Becoming a People -- War Comes to Pakrac -- Postscripts -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- G -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
The Sociologist's Eye
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