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Kenneth D Allan

Ph.D. University of California-Riverside 1995 Most recent teaching and publications are in the areas of: Theory, Social Psychology, Culture.

There are 5 included publications by Kenneth D Allan :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Economic Behavior in Institutional Environments: The Corporate Merger Wave of the 1980s 1996 466 Over the last 100 years, the United States has experienced four waves of corporate merger activity. The first occurred at the turn of the century, then again in the 1920s, the 1960s, and the 1980s. Most research on merger waves has focused on individ...
Editor‘s introduction 2010 219 Collected in this issue are a diverse array of articles from some of American sociology‘s most prominent theorists and some whose careers are just beginning. Each article stands alone and is well worth reading independent of the others. But in consid...
A Formalization of Postmodern Theory 2000 1181 Postmodern theory is examined from the perspective of explanatory scientific theory. Although this kind of effort would be rejected by postmodernists as imposing a failed epistemology, this article nonetheless translates the arguments of prominent po...
Gender Displaying Television Commercials: A Comparative Study of Television Commercials in the 1950s and the 1980s 1996 5671 Recent researchers have argued both that there has been change in the way gender is portrayed in television commercials and that gender images have remained stereotypical. Comparing television commercials from the 1950s/early 1960s to commercials fro...
The Postmodern Self: A Theoretical Consideration 1997 3157 The postmodern self consists solely of fragmented, situational images that result in an emotional flatness or depthlessness. Goffman’s work has been presented as a precursor of postmodernism and recent literature has used Goffman to argue for the pos...