Critical Theory And Methodology / Edition 1

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Overview

Critical Theory traces its roots from Marxism, through the renowned Frankfurt School, to a wide array of national and cultural traditions. Raymond Morrow's book traces the history and outlines the major tenets of critical theory for an undergraduate audience. He exemplifies the theory through an analysis of two leading social theorists: J[um]urgen Habermas and Anthony Giddens. Unique to this volume is the emphasis on the link between Critical Theory and empirical research and social science methodology, often thought to be incompatible.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803946835
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Series: Contemporary Social Theory Series , #3
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: METATHEORY: GROUNDING METHOD
Introduction
What is Critical Theory?
Foundations of Metatheory
Between Subjectivism and Objectivism
Postempiricist Critiques of Positivism and Empiricism
PART TWO: CRITICAL THEORY AS A RESEARCH PROGRAM
Early Critical Theory as a Research Program
An Historical Introduction
Postempiricist Metatheory and the Human Sciences
Interim Developments
The Metatheory of Critical Theory
Beyond Objectivism and Relativism
Contemporary Critical Theory as a Resarch Program
Giddens and Habermas
PART THREE: CRITICAL THEORY AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
Deconstructing the Conventional Discourse of Methodology
Quantitative versus Qualitative Methods
Non-Empirical Methods
Reflexive Procedures
Empirical Procedures in Critical Research
Contexts of Critical Empirical Research
Critical Social Science and Society
Theory and Practice

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