Strong Interaction

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Title: Strong Interaction
Author: Thomas Spence Smith
ISBN10: 0226764133
ISBN13: 978-0226764139
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (February 1, 1993)
Language: English
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Size PDF: 1504 kb
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Rating: 4.6/5
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Pages: 330 pages
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Strong Interaction by Thomas Spence Smith

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This book brings the body and its passions back into a new theory of social interaction and social order. Building on innovative conceptions of order, change, and organization, Thomas Spence Smith dramatically expands the definition of human interactions that hold societies together. Here he examines the "strong interactions," such as love relationships, attachments, and addictive behaviors, that are inherently unstable—but are integral parts of any social order.Blending physiology and psychology with historical examples of social change and a sophisticated new model of social systems, this book contributes to our understanding how societies are possible.