Thick Concepts and Sociological Research

Gabriel Abend

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    I consider how to do sociological things with thick concepts, what’s the relation between thick concepts and social facts, what’s unique about thick concepts, and what’s unique about creatures in whose lives there are thick concepts.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)209-233
    Number of pages25
    JournalSociological Theory
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Sep 1 2019


    • making things possible
    • sociological research
    • theory
    • thick concepts
    • thin concepts

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Sociology and Political Science


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