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that which exists in the mind as the product of careful mental activity

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For the deviance construct, 18 items were developed to reflect the sociological concept of deviance, e.
But, unlike a particular phenomonological tradition represented especially by Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida, and, firstly, Jean-Luc Marion, the sociological concept of the morality of the gift has no need to assert that the gift, to exist at all, should be expunged of all interest and all obligation, that it must, at root, be without intention.
A particularly important example of the kind of associated `hybrid' sociological concept which ignores the dichotomy between action and structure is one which, as Charles Camic points out, the early sociologists organized much of their work around, and which is also central to Elias' work: the concept of `habit', `habitus', `habitude', which Parsons `wrote out of the whole history of modern social theory' (Camic, 1986: 1074), and which few writers have written back in.
Tunnell also situates the practice of property crime in the emerging Sociological concept of "edgework".
Like the classical sociological concept of solidarity, which it closely resembles, trust or social capital is difficult to pin down.
Yet, oddly enough in a book that takes seriously the sociological concept of "structuration" (p.
The development and exploration of cultural mistrust as a psychological and sociological concept can be attributed to several authors (Brazziel, 1974; Grief & Cobbs, 1968; Kitano, 1974; Pedersen, 1988; Russell, 1971; Rutledge & Gass, 1967; Terrell, Terrell & Golin, 1977; Warren, 1969).
Only a sociological concept viewing humanity as a dynamic entity which has taken its fate, within certain limits, in its own hands and whose history never completely repeats itself, may help us to a better understanding of present happenings in Asia.
It is a subjective and sociological concept of what people know.
The irreconcilable nature of the beliefs detailed in the book reflect a depth of suspicion, fear, and hatred of "the other" (a sociological concept which Mertus employs without much elaboration) which provided the foundation for armed conflict.
The notion of legitimacy used here refers to a sociological concept in which a populace accepts authority without coercion on the basis of their belief, both that the authority and the process employed by that authority are valid.
Exploring the social history of modern Chinese art through the lens of the art world sociological concept, Chan focuses on guohua, "national painting" in Shanghai between 1929 and 1937.
The author introduces the various debates around and uses of the sociological concept of gender.
Adding the sociological concept of civility into research into the third sector and civil society, Labigne investigates whether voluntary engagement actually indicates civil attitudes.