The Ethnomethodologists (Routledge Revivals)

By W.W. Sharrock, Bob Anderson

© 2010 – Routledge

128 pages

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About the Book

Originally published in 1986, this work examines how key figures such as Garfinkel, Sacks and Cicourel have revolutionised thinking about how sociology's presuppositions about 'being social' are grounded. Yet until the appearance of this book there were no clear and authoritative introductions to the main thinkers in the field or their work. In assessing the critical reception of Ethnomethodology, Sharrock and Anderson argue persuasively that much is wide of the mark - as they say, the real argument has yet to begin.

Table of Contents

1. Phenomenological attitudes 2. Some preliminary considerations 3. Radicalizing Parsons: Garfinkels sociological project 4. Implementing the programme 5. Conversations organization 6. The study of work 7. What about the critics? Suggestions for further reading

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General