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Theorizing Modernity: Inescapability and Attainability in Social Theory

Peter Wagner - Social Science - 2001 - 150 pages
This book argues that sociology has lost its ability to provide critical diagnoses of the present human condition because sociology has stopped considering the philosophical ...
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European Solidarity

Nathalie Karagiannis - History - 2007 - 235 pages
This multidisciplinary volume aims to shed new light on the variety of European uses of a political buzzword, solidarity. Growing out of the historically complex roots of ...
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Norbert Elias and Modern Social Theory

Dennis Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 198 pages
Offering a fascinating survey of Elias's life and writings, Dennis Smith traces the growth of his reputation. He is the first author to confront Elias's work with the ...
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A Beginner's Guide to Social Theory

Shaun Best - Social Science - 2003 - 280 pages
Best offers a comprehensive overview of social theory from classical sociology to the present day. The reader is guided through the work of Durkheim, Marx and Weber and ...
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Subject, Society and Culture

Roy Boyne - Art - 2001 - 179 pages
This book explores the relationships between visual culture, social theory and the individual. Visual culture has emerged as a central area of debate and research in ...
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Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory

Anthony Elliott, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2001 - 400 pages
This comprehensive book provides an indispensable introduction to the most significant figures in contemporary social theory. Grounded strongly in the European tradition, the ...
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Handbook of Social Theory

George Ritzer, Barry Smart - Social Science - 2001 - 552 pages
This book is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the roots, current debates and future development of social theory. It draws together a team of outstanding ...
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The social context view of sociology

Marty E. Zusman, David Knox, Tracie Gardner - Social Science - 2009 - 325 pages
Every student taking Introduction to Sociology is a member of a population (male, female, Black, white), exists within a collectivity (sociology class, concert member, crowd ...
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Understanding Modern Sociology

Wes Sharrock, John A Hughes, Peter J. Martin - Social Science - 2003 - 220 pages
The authors of the bestselling 'Understanding classical sociology' present the companion volume dealing with the modern period of social theory.
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