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The Resource Social theory for beginners, Paul Ransome

Social theory for beginners, Paul Ransome

Label
Social theory for beginners
Title
Social theory for beginners
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ransome
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WMDU
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Ransome, Paul
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Social sciences
Label
Social theory for beginners, Paul Ransome
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-472) and index
Contents
Introduction: who is this book for and how do I use it? -- What is social theory? -- Where did social theory come from? -- Emile Durkheim and the coming of industrial society -- Karl Marx, Capitalism and Revolution -- Max Weber, Rational Capitalism and Social Action -- Talcott Parsons, Functionalism and the Social System -- Social Interactionism and the real lives of social actors -- Western Marxism, Antonio Gramsci and the Frankfurt School -- Language, structure, meaning -- Discourse and power: Post-structuralist social theory -- Feminist social theory -- Reviving theories of modernity: Habermas, Giddens and Bourdieu -- Theories of Modernity and Post-modernity -- Reflexive modernization: the global dimension and cultural theory -- The boundary problem in contemporary social theory
Control code
13410244
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 480 p.
Isbn
9781847426758
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Social theory for beginners, Paul Ransome
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-472) and index
Contents
Introduction: who is this book for and how do I use it? -- What is social theory? -- Where did social theory come from? -- Emile Durkheim and the coming of industrial society -- Karl Marx, Capitalism and Revolution -- Max Weber, Rational Capitalism and Social Action -- Talcott Parsons, Functionalism and the Social System -- Social Interactionism and the real lives of social actors -- Western Marxism, Antonio Gramsci and the Frankfurt School -- Language, structure, meaning -- Discourse and power: Post-structuralist social theory -- Feminist social theory -- Reviving theories of modernity: Habermas, Giddens and Bourdieu -- Theories of Modernity and Post-modernity -- Reflexive modernization: the global dimension and cultural theory -- The boundary problem in contemporary social theory
Control code
13410244
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 480 p.
Isbn
9781847426758
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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