Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory / Edition 1

Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory / Edition 1

by Anthony Elliott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761965890

ISBN-13: 9780761965893

Pub. Date: 07/23/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This comprehensive book provides an indispensable introduction to the most significant figures in contemporary social theory. Grounded strongly in the European tradition, the profiles include Michel Foucault, J[um]urgen Habermas, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Pierre Bourdieu, Zygmunt Bauman, Martin Heidegger, Frederic Jameson, Richard Rorty, Nancy Chodorow,

Overview

This comprehensive book provides an indispensable introduction to the most significant figures in contemporary social theory. Grounded strongly in the European tradition, the profiles include Michel Foucault, J[um]urgen Habermas, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Pierre Bourdieu, Zygmunt Bauman, Martin Heidegger, Frederic Jameson, Richard Rorty, Nancy Chodorow, Anthony Giddens, Stuart Hall, Luce Irigaray and Donna Haraway. In guiding students through the key figures in an accessible and authoritative fashion, the book provides detailed accounts of the development of the work of major social theorists and charts the relationship between different traditions of social, cultural and political thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761965893
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/23/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction - Anthony Elliott and Bryan S Turner
Martin Heidegger - Richard Polt
Georges Bataille - Michael Richardson
Maurice Merleau-Ponty - Nick Crossley
Herbert Marcuse - Douglas Kellner
Theodor Adorno - Andrew Bowie
Walter Benjamin - Graeme Gilloch
J[um]urgen Habermas - Patrick Baert
Erving Goffman - Ann Branaman
Peter Berger - Bryan S Turner
Michel Foucault - Stephen Katz
Jean-Fran[ce]cois Lyotard - Victor J Seidler
Jacques Lacan - Anthony Elliott
Jacques Derrida - Christina Howells
Roland Barthes - Chris Rojek
Julia Kristeva - Kelly Oliver
Luce Irigaray - Caroline Bainbridge
Jean Baudrillard - Mike Gane
Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guatarri - Paul Patton
Paul Virilio - John Armitage
Henri Lefebvre - Rob Shields
Paul Ricoeur - Kathleen Blamey
Niklas Luhmann - Jakob Arnoldi
Charles Taylor - Marcos Ancelovici and Francis Dupuis-Deri
Richard Rorty - Bryan S Turner
Nancy Chodorow - Geoffrey Gershenson and Michelle Williams
Anthony Giddens - Anthony Elliott
Ulrich Beck - Nick Stevenson
Pierre Bourdieu - Bridget Fowler
Zygmunt Bauman - Barry Smart
Donna J Haraway - Patricia Ticineto Clough and Joseph Schneider
Fredric Jameson - Sean Homer
Stuart Hall - Chris Rojek
Juliet Mitchell - Sarah Wright
Edward Said - Bryan S Turner

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