The future of social theory /

The basic concept of society has come under attack?political acts, critical theory, new media and even history itself have undermined what we think of as the social. The Future of Social Theory brings together new interviews with the world?s leading social theorists on what society means today: Zygm...

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Main Author: Gane, Nicholas, 1971-
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: rethinking social theory
  • Zygmunt Bauman: liquid sociality
  • Judith Butler: reanimating the social
  • Bruno Latour: the social as association
  • Scott Lash: information is alive
  • John Urry: complex mobilities
  • Saskia Sassen: space and power
  • Ulrich Beck: the cosmopolitan turn
  • Nikolas Rose: governing the social
  • Françoise Vergès: postcolonial challenges.