Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory

Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory

by Nick Crossley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761970592

ISBN-13: 9780761970590

Pub. Date: 01/05/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Working from "alienation" to "the unconscious," Crossley (no affiliation given) draws together classical and contemporary notions about how we behave in society. He necessarily covers a wide variety of subjects, including body-subject, doxa, deconstruction, intersubjectivity, power, rationality, social capital, orientalism, globalization, hegemony, and those evergreen…  See more details below

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Working from "alienation" to "the unconscious," Crossley (no affiliation given) draws together classical and contemporary notions about how we behave in society. He necessarily covers a wide variety of subjects, including body-subject, doxa, deconstruction, intersubjectivity, power, rationality, social capital, orientalism, globalization, hegemony, and those evergreen classics, id, ego and superego. He gives resources for each entry. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761970590
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/05/2005
Series:
SAGE Key Concepts Series
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Alienation3
Anomie8
Body-subject11
Body-power/bio-power23
Capital (in the work of Pierre Bourdieu)28
Citizenship34
Colonization of the lifeworld37
Crisis40
Cycles of contention51
Deconstruction54
Discourse60
Discourse ethics64
Doxa67
Epistemological break71
Field80
Freedom86
Globalization98
Habitus104
Hegemony113
Hexis/body techniques117
Humanism and anti-humanism121
Hybridity129
I and me131
Id, ego and superego136
Ideal speech situation140
Identity (personal, social, collective and 'the politics of')144
Ideology147
Illusio156
Imaginary, symbolic and real163
Intersubjectivity168
Knowledge constitutive interests177
Lifeworld182
Mirror stage and the ego190
New social movements195
Orientalism200
Patriarchy202
Performativity208
Power213
Power/knowledge222
Public sphere227
Racism(s) and ethnicity234
Rationality237
Realism246
Recognition (desire and struggle for)256
Relationalism (vs substantialism)265
Repertoires of contention270
Repression (psychoanalysis)273
Sex/gender distinction280
Social capital284
Social class290
Social constructions/social constructionism296
Social movements300
Social space I (Bourdieu)306
Social space II (networks)311
Symbolic power/symbolic violence316
System and lifeworld320
Unconscious (the)326

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