Social Structure & Person

Social Structure & Person

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A Collection of essays which studies the theoretical problem of relationships between social structure and personality, and how these different relationships merit distinct treatment for particular purposes. Parsons concludes that in the larger picture, their interdependencies are so intimate that bringing them together in an interpretive synthesis is imperative if a balanced understanding of the complex as a whole is to be attained.Introduction THE ESSAYS brought together in this collection go back a little over ten years. At the suggestion of several colleagues, I have included a€œThe Superego and the Theory of Social Systems, a€ which is the oldest of the essays.

Title:Social Structure & Person
Author:Talcott Parsons
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2010-05-11


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