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By Daniel R. Huebner

ISBN-10: 022617137X

ISBN-13: 9780226171371

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ISBN-13: 9780226171401

George Herbert Mead is a foundational determine in sociology, most sensible identified for his ebook Mind, Self, and Society, which used to be prepare after his demise from path notes taken by means of stenographers and scholars and from unpublished manuscripts. Mead, even though, by no means taught a direction basically housed in a sociology division, and he wrote a few large choice of issues some distance open air of the troubles for which he's predominantly remembered—including experimental and comparative psychology, the historical past of technological know-how, and relativity theory.  briefly, he's identified in a self-discipline during which he didn't educate for a ebook he didn't write.

In Becoming Mead, Daniel R. Huebner lines the ways that wisdom has been produced by means of and in regards to the famed American thinker. rather than treating Mead’s troublesome attractiveness as a separate subject of research from his highbrow biography, Huebner considers either biography and acceptance as social approaches of information construction. He makes use of Mead as a case examine and gives clean new solutions to serious questions within the social sciences, similar to how authors grow to be thought of canonical particularly disciplines, how lecturers comprehend and use others’ works of their study, and the way claims to authority and data are made in scholarship. Becoming Mead presents a singular tackle the background of sociology, putting it in severe discussion with cultural sociology and the sociology of data and intellectuals.

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