There are few if any books which deal with the classical sociologists and modern social theory; this book attempts to develop a critical dialogue with the writers of the past and their relevance for today.
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Table of ContentsPART 1: CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGYModernity, Industrialisation and the Rise of Sociology.-Marxism: A Critical Science of Capitalist Development.-Critique of Positivism 1: Durkheim.-Critique of Positivism 2: Social Action.-Marxism after Marx.-PART 2: MODERN SOCIOLOGYFunctionalism.-Self and Society: Sociological Interactionism.-Structuralism and Post-Structuralism.-Problems of Agency and Structure.-Postmodernity and Sociological Theory.-New Directions in Sociological Thought.-Conclusion: Sociology and the Modern World.
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