A Short History of Sociological Thought (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333801994
Omtale A Short History of Sociological Thought
This lucidly written, jargon-free text offers an account of the rise of sociological thought from its origins in the eighteenth century. Beginning with the classical sociology of Marx, Durkheim, Weber and Simmel, it goes on to examine the modern paradigms of functionalism, interactionism, structuralism and critical Marxism, and ends by discussing salient contemporary sociological theory, including the theories of Foucault, Baudrillard, Giddens, Habermas and others. Systematic and comprehensive, this is a text that critically engages with sociological theory throughout its development, offering students a path through competing traditions and perspectives that brings out the distinctive value and limitations of these.

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