Sociology as a Discursive Space - The Coming Age of a New Orthodoxy?

@inproceedings{Heiskala1990SociologyAA,
  title={Sociology as a Discursive Space - The Coming Age of a New Orthodoxy?},
  author={Risto Heiskala},
  year={1990}
}
The field of sociology can be described as a triangle, the apexes of which are represented by the structure of social organisation (Spencer's theory of the division of labour), the structure of cultural codes (Saussure's theory of lan guage and semiology) and social action (Weber's methodological individu alism) This becomes a three-dimensional discursive space when underneath it we place, as the fourth apex, nature Consequently we have a triangular pyramid standing on its head (nature) its… CONTINUE READING

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