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 +====== Summary of topics and readings ======
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 +^ Week ^ Dates ^ Topic ^ Required readings ^ Supplemental readings ^\\
 +| 1 | Feb 25 | Introduction to the seminar: The relevance of social theory | | |\\
 +| 2 | Mar 3 | The material conditions of human life | Marx ([1844b] 1972) | Marx ([1848] 2000); Marx ([1844a] 1972); Marx ([1845] 1972); Fleck (1999); Vora (2009) |\\
 +| 3 | Mar 10 | The rationality of the social actor | Weber ([1904] 1946) | Brenner (1996); Gerth and Mills (1946) |\\
 +| 4 | Mar 17 | Society as collective consciousness | Durkheim ([1895] 1966) | Lukes (1973) |\\
 +| 5 | Mar 24 | How does it feel to be a problem? | Du Bois (1903); Du Bois (1921) | Omi and Winant (2014) |\\
 +| 6 | Mar 31 | Exchange as a social, not economic, fact | Mauss ([1925] 1990) | Piot (1999) |\\
 +| 7 | Apr 7 | Sex and gender as social constructs and social process | Rubin (1975) | |\\
 +| B | Apr 14 | Mandatory school closure due to the public recognition of a religious festival | | |\\
 +| 8 | Apr 21 | Rules as resources | Bourdieu (1990) | Bourdieu (1977); Swartz (2012b); Swartz (2012a) |\\
 +| 9 | Apr 28 | Social remittances | Levitt (1998); Levitt and Lamba-Nieves (2011) | |\\
 +| 10 | May 5 | Power as relationship and flow | Foucault (1982) | McNay (1994); Schirato, Danaher, and Webb (2012) |\\
 +| 11 | May 12 | Neoliberalism and the making of subjects | Gershon (2018); Danaher, Schirato, and Webb (2000); Rabinow (1984) | |\\
 +| 12 | May 19 | Society as distributed consciousness | Latour (2005b); Latour (2005c); Latour (2005a) | Latour (2005d) |\\
 +| 13 | May 26 | What is social theory for? | | |\\
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 +====== References ======
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 +Bourdieu, Pierre. 1977. “The Objective Limits of Objectivism.” In //Outline of a Theory of Practice//, translated by Richard Nice, 1–71. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1017/​CBO9780511812507|10.1017/​CBO9780511812507]].
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 +———. 1990. “Structures,​ Habitus, Practices.” In //The Logic of Practice//, 52–65. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.
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 +Brenner, Suzanne. 1996. “Reconstructing Self and Society: Javanese Muslim Women and ‘The Veil’.” //American Ethnologist//​ 23 (4): 673–97. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1525/​ae.1996.23.4.02a00010|10.1525/​ae.1996.23.4.02a00010]].
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 +Danaher, Geoff, Tony Schirato, and Jen Webb. 2000. “Technologies of Governmentality & the Liberal Attitude.” In //​Understanding Foucault//, 1st ed., 89–95. London: Sage Publications. http://​trove.nla.gov.au/​version/​43921210.
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 +Du Bois, W. E. B. 1903. “Of Our Spiritual Strivings.” In //The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches//, 1–12. Chicago: A. C. McClurg. http://​books.google.com?​id=11SMCwAAQBAJ.
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 +———. 1921. “The Souls of White Folk.” In //​Darkwater:​ Voices from Within the Veil//, 29–52. New York: Harcourt, Brace. http://​archive.org/​details/​darkwatervoicesf00duborich.
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 +Durkheim, Emile. (1895) 1966. “"​What Is a Social Fact" and "Rules for the Observation of Social Facts"​.” In //The Rules of the Sociological Method//, edited by George E. G. Catlin, translated by Sarah A. Solovay and John H. Mueller, 1–13, 14–46. New York: The Free Press.
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 +Fleck, Jack Lucero. 1999. “ABCs of Change.” //​Dialectics for Kids//. http://​home.igc.org/​~venceremos/​ABCS.htm.
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 +Foucault, Michel. 1982. “The Subject and Power.” //Critical Inquiry// 8 (4): 777–95. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1086/​448181|10.1086/​448181]].
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 +Gershon, Ilana. 2018. “Employing the CEO of Me, Inc.: US Corporate Hiring in a Neoliberal Age.” //American Ethnologist//​ 45 (2): 173–85. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1111/​amet.12630|10.1111/​amet.12630]].
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 +Gerth, H. H., and C. Wright Mills. 1946. “Intellectual Orientations.” In //From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology//,​ edited by H. H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills, 45–74. New York: Oxford University Press.
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 +Latour, Bruno. 2005a. “Conclusion:​ From Society to Collective—Can the Social Be Reassembled?​” In //​Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory//, 247–62. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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 +———. 2005b. “Introduction:​ How to Resume the Task of Tracing Associations.” In //​Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory//, 1–17. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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 +———. 2005c. “On the Difficulty of Being an ANT: An Interlude in the Form of a Dialog.” In //​Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory//, 141–56. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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 +———. 2005d. //​Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory//. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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 +Levitt, Peggy. 1998. “Social Remittances:​ Migration Driven Local-Level Forms of Cultural Diffusion.” //The International Migration Review// 32 (4): 926–48. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.2307/​2547666|10.2307/​2547666]].
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 +Levitt, Peggy, and Deepak Lamba-Nieves. 2011. “Social Remittances Revisited.” //Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies// 37 (1): 1–22. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1080/​1369183X.2011.521361|10.1080/​1369183X.2011.521361]].
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 +Lukes, Steven. 1973. “Introduction.” In //Emile Durkheim, His Life and Work: A Historical and Critical Study//, 1–36. London: Penguin Books.
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 +Marx, Karl. (1844a) 1972. “Estranged Labour [a Section from Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844].” In //The Marx-Engels Reader//, edited by Robert C. Tucker, translated by Martin Milligan, 70–81. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
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 +———. (1844b) 1972. “Feuerbach:​ Opposition of the Materialistic and Idealistic Outlooks— Preface & Ideology in General, German Ideology in Particular [Sections from the German Ideology, Part I].” In //The Marx-Engels Reader//, edited by Robert C. Tucker, translated by S. Ryazanskaya,​ 147–75. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
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 +———. (1845) 1972. “Theses on Feuerbach.” In //The German Ideology//, edited by C. J. Arthur, 121–23. New York: International Publishers Company. http://​books.google.com?​id=DujYWG8TPMMC.
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 +———. (1848) 2000. “The Communist Manifesto [Parts I, II, and IV].” In //Karl Marx: Selected Writings//, edited by David McLellan, 245–55, 270–71. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://​books.google.com?​id=yTWcAQAAQBAJ.
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 +Mauss, Marcel. (1925) 1990. “Selections from Introduction,​ Chapters 1-2, and Conclusion.” In //The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies//,​ translated by W. D. Halls, 1–14, 39–46, 78–83. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
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 +McNay, Lois. 1994. “Introduction.” In //Foucault: A Critical Introduction//,​ 1–12. Cambridge: Polity Press. http://​books.google.com?​id=ARYNAAAAQBAJ.
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 +Omi, Michael, and Howard Winant. 2014. “The Theory of Racial Formation.” In //Racial Formation in the United States//. London: Routledge. http://​ebookcentral.proquest.com/​lib/​usyd/​detail.action?​docID=1715791.
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 +Piot, Charles. 1999. “Exchange:​ Hierarchies of Value in an Economy of Desire.” In //Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa//, 52–75. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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 +Rabinow, Paul. 1984. “Introduction.” In //The Foucault Reader//, edited by Paul Rabinow, 3–23. New York: Pantheon Books. http://​books.google.com?​id=cG5gQgAACAAJ.
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 +Rubin, Gayle. 1975. “The Traffic in Women: Notes on the "​Political Economy"​ of Sex.” In //Toward an Anthropology of Women//, 157–210. New York: Monthly Review Press.
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 +Schirato, Tony, Geoff Danaher, and Jen Webb. 2012. “Glossary of Theoretical Terms.” In //​Understanding Foucault: A Critical Introduction//,​ 2nd ed., xvii–xxviii. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
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 +Swartz, David. 2012a. “Chapter 5: Habitus: A Cultural Theory of Action.” In //Culture and Power: The Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu//, 95–116. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://​books.google.com?​id=pNcnAgAAQBAJ.
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 +———. 2012b. “Chapter 6: Fields of Struggle for Power.” In //Culture and Power: The Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu//, 117–42. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://​books.google.com?​id=pNcnAgAAQBAJ.
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 +Vora, Kalindi. 2009. “Indian Transnational Surrogacy and the Commodification of Vital Energy.” //​Subjectivity//​ 28 (1): 266–78. doi:​[[https://​doi.org/​10.1057/​sub.2009.14|10.1057/​sub.2009.14]].
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 +Weber, Max. (1904) 1946. “The Protestant Sects and the Spirit of Capitalism.” In //From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology//,​ edited by C. Wright Mills, 302–22. New York: Oxford University Press.
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