RICHARD SWEDBERG’S RESEARCH
Articles on Theorizing
- Richard Swedberg. 2019. “How Do You Make Sociology out of Data? Robert K. Merton's Course in Theorizing (Soc 213-214)”. The American Sociologist. Pp. 1-36.
- Richard Swedberg. 2019. “On the Use of Definitions in Sociology”. European Journal of Social Theory. Pp. 1-15.
- Michela Betta and Richard Swedberg. 2018. “Heuristics and Theorizing as Work on the Self”, Sociologica (Italy) 12, 1:21-5.
- Richard Swedberg. Forthcoming in 2018. On the Uses of Exploratory Research and Exploratory Studies in Social Science, In John Gerring et al (eds.), Producing Knowledge
- Richard Swedberg. 2018. Does Speculation Belong in Social Science Research?, Sociological Methods & Research, 47,3:1–30.
- Richard Swedberg. 2018. “Colligation”, in H. Leiulfsrud and P. Sohlberg (eds.), Concepts in Action (Leiden: Brill).
- Richard Swedberg. 2018. “On the Near Disappearance of Concepts in Mainstream Sociology”, in H. Leiulfsrud and P. Sohlberg (eds.), Concepts in Action (Leiden: Brill).
- Michela Betta and Richard Swedberg. 2018. Values on Paper, in the Head, and in Action, Canadian Review of Sociology, 54,4:445–55.
- Richard Swedberg. 2017. How to Use Max Weber’s Ideal Type in Sociological Analysis, Journal of Classical Sociology, 2017, pp. 1–16
- Richard Swedberg. 2017. What Constitutes A Theoretical Contribution When An Empirical Study is Evaluated? Perspectives — A Newsletter of the ASA Theory Section Fall 2017
- Richard Swedberg. 2017. “Theorizing in Sociological Research: A New Perspective, a New Departure?”, Annual Review of Sociology. 43:189-206.
- Richard Swedberg. 2016. “Can You Visualize Theory? On the Use of Visual Thinking in Theory Pictures, Theorizing Diagrams, and Visual Sketches”, Sociological Theory. 2016, Vol. 34,3:250–275.
- Richard Swedberg. 2016. “Before Theory Comes Theorizing or How to Make Social Science More Interesting (Plus Response to Commentators)”, The British Journal of Sociology 2016 Volume 67 Issue 1, pp. 5–22, 57–70.
- Richard Swedberg. 2015. “‘Orientation to Others’: A Central but Forgotten Concept in Max Weber’s Sociology”, from: Gianluca Manzo (ed.) Theories and Social Mechanisms. Oxford: Bardwell Press, 2015.
- Richard Swedberg. 2012. “On Charles S. Peirce’s Lecture ‘How to Theorize’ (1903)”, Sociologica (Italy) 21-27.
- Richard Swedberg. 2011. “Theorizing in Sociology and Social Science: Turning to the Context of Discovery”. Theory and Society, 41(2012):1–40.
- Richard Swedberg. 2010. “Theorizing: Two Brief Pieces”, Perspectives: Newsletter of the ASA Theory Section
- Richard Swedberg and Peter Hedstrom. 1998. Social Mechanisms, Cambridge University Press
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