The Structures and Meanings of Social-time

  • J. David Lewis
  • Andrew J. Weigart

Abstract

In the years since Sorokin and Merton published their groundbreaking article [1937, see Chapter 4 in this volume] on the sociology of time inviting us to probe its qualitative and meaningful features, a number of insightful books and articles have dealt with aspects of social-time. Most sociologists, however, treat time as incidental to other sociological problems rather than meriting investigation in its own right. Consequently, there is a dearth of theoretical work on the sociology of time that might lead to a general paradigm for integrating the disparate empirical studies in this developing subfield.

Keywords

Depression Assure Stratification Product Line Folk 

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Copyright information

© John Hassard 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. David Lewis
    • 1
  • Andrew J. Weigart
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Notre DameUSA

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