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The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

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Description for The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory Paperback. aeo 18 essays by leading contemporary theorists examining post--classical modern social and cultural theory covering a wide range of key debates in the context of both macro and micro theory. aeo Thematic coverage that examines the work of the major theorists and also looks at recent trends in scholarship. Editor(s): Turner, Professor Bryan S. Series: Blackwell Companions to Sociology. Num Pages: 592 pages, 0. BIC Classification: JHBA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 180 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1044.
The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory (Second Edition) builds on the success of the first edition by adding four completely new chapters. Retained material from the first edition has been revised, extended, and updated and coverage of feminism expanded into two chapters. The book provides insights to the traditions of classical social thought as well as the major debates and developments in contemporary social theory with 18 original essays by the world's leading social theorists.

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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Blackwell Companions to Sociology
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About Bryan Turner
Bryan S. Turner is Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. He has held a number of teaching posts: at Flinders University (1982-87), the University of Utrecht (1987-90), the University of Essex (1990-93), and Deakin University (1993-98). He edited The Politics of J-F. Lyotard (with Chris Rojek, 1998), Max Weber: Critical Responses (1999) and The Talcott Parsons Reader (Blackwell, ... Read more

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"This is an unrivalled collection of essays on social theory from the classical to the postmodern period. It keeps one up to date without abandoning the foundational issues that tie society, politics, culture, gender, and race. Each contributor has fashioned a remarkably responsible account of the topic at hand along with invaluable bibliographic guides." – John O’Neill, York University, Toronto ... Read more

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