A Different Society Altogether: What Sociology Can Learn from Deleuze, Guattari, and Latour

A Different Society Altogether: What Sociology Can Learn from Deleuze, Guattari, and Latour

by Roar Hostaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443854184
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Roar Hostaker is Associate Professor and teaches sociology at Lillehammer University College, Norway. Specializing in sociological theory and higher-education studies, his recent publications include the co-authored books Dimensjonar i moderne sosialteori (Dimensions in Modern Social Theory, 2003) and Policy and Practice in Higher Education: Reforming Norwegian Universities (2000). His current research interests include the foundational questions of the social sciences, biopolitics and the study of the 'machinic' in societies.

Table of Contents

List of Figures vi

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Breaking the Spell: Weber and Durkheim 29

Chapter 3 Two Syntheses 58

Chapter 4 Theories of Agency 83

Chapter 5 Latour's Anthropology of Science and its Limitations 114

Chapter 6 Planes and Assemblages 151

Chapter 7 Conclusions 190

Notes 209

Bibliography 213

Index 228

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