Social theory : central issues in sociology /

This work is a comprehensive critical review of social theory that places leading contributions in their larger context, from the philosophical foundations of sociology and the discovery of 'the social' to distinctive sociological approaches, to questions of modernity and post-modernity.

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Main Author: Scott, John, 1949-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Social theory: Should we forget the founders?
  • Genealogy of the social
  • Culture, system and socialisation: Formative views
  • Action, conflict and nature: Formative views
  • Culture, system and socialisation: Developments
  • Action, conflict and nature: Developments
  • Modernity and rationalisation
  • Intimations of post-modernity.