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Volume 34 No 4 December 1983


  • Goodwill and the Spirit of Market Capitalism, Ronald Dore
  • The Misconstruction of Occupational Judgment, Tony Coxon
  • Language and Measurement: A Reply to Coxon, Ray Pawson
  • Sociology of Inflation: A Comment, John H Goldthorpe
  • The Ethics of Anomie: Jean Marie Guyau and Émile Durkheim, Marco Orru
  • The 'Old' and the 'New' Hermeneutic in Sociological Theory, Ivan Oliver
  • Social Change and Collective Behaviour: The Revival in Eighteenth-Century Ross-Shire, Steve Bruce

Review article

Author Title Reviewer
  Talcott Parsons and the Development of His System John Holmwood
Hans P M Adriaansens Talcott Parsons and the Conceptual Dilemma John Holmwood
François Bourricaud The Sociology of Talcott Parsons John Holmwood
Stephen P Savage The Theories of Talcott Parsons: The Social Relations of Action John Holmwood

Books reviewed

Pages 591-609

Author Title Reviewer
Gordon Marshall In Search of the Spirit of Capitalism D J Field
W J Goode The Family C C Harris
G R Leslie The Family in Social Context C C Harris
S A Levitan, R S Belous What's Happening to the American Family C C Harris
A J Cherlin Marriage Divorce Remarriage C C Harris
David Reiss The Family's Construction of Reality David H J Morgan
R M Rapoport, M P Fogarty, R Rapoport Families in Britain David H J Morgan
David E Scharff The Sexual Relationships: An Object Relations View of Sex and the Family David H J Morgan
Michael P Jackson, Victor J B Hanby British Work Creation Programmes K Roberts
Eric J Hobsbawm The History of Marxism, Volume One: Marxism in Marx's Day Nicos Mouzelis
Gerry Rose Deciphering Sociological Research D J Owens
Philip Abrams Practice and Progress: British Sociology 1950-1980 Ernest Krausz
John D Cook, Sue J Hepworth, Toby D Wall, Peter B Warr The Experience of Work: A Compendium and Review of 249 Measurements and Their Use Scott Lash
Peggy Reeves Sanday Female Power and Male Dominance on the Origins of Sexual Inequality Faith Robertson Elliot
Filomena Chioma Steady The Black Woman Cross Culturally Faith Robertson Elliot
Gail P Kelly, Carolyn M Elliott Women's Education in the Third World: Comparative Perspectives Teresa Keil
Volker Meja, Nico Stehr Der Streit um die Wissenssoziologie, Erster Band: Entwicklung der deutschen Wissenssoziologie. Zweiter Band: Rezeption und Kritik der Wissenssoziologie Gianfranco Poggi
Derek Freeman Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth C R Badock
Melford E Spiro Oedipus in the Trobriands C R Badock
Jeffrey C Alexander Theoretical Logic in Sociology Volume 2: The Antinomies of Classical Thought: Marx and Durkheim Jem Thomas
Melford E Spiro Buddhism and Society: A Great Tradition and Its Burmese Vicissitudes Steven Bruce
Julian Roberts Walter Benjamin Jem Thomas