A short introduction to social theory /

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Powell, Jason L., 1971-
Format: eBook
Published: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]
Series:Social perspectives of aging.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Social theory and rationality: from Weber to the modern "McWorld"
  • The irresistible force meets the immovable object: the division of labour thesis versus capitalism
  • Historical social theory: a critical gaze
  • the case of gender and feminism
  • Social theory and Eurocentricity of "Western modernity"
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • The dominance of American structural functionalism and social theory: a critical narrative
  • Critical theory
  • Post-structuralism and post 9/11 social theory
  • Enter the postmodern debate.