ISBN-10:
041552573X
ISBN-13:
2900415525731
Pub. Date:
03/24/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory / Edition 1

Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory / Edition 1

by Anthony Elliott

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ISBN-13: 2900415525731
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/24/2014
Series: (ISC)2 Press Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anthony Elliott is Director of the Hawke Research Institute, where he is Research Professor of Sociology at the University of South Australia. His recent books include Reinvention (2012), The Routledge Companion to Social Theory (ed., 2010) and The Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies (ed., 2011).

Charles Lemert is University Professor at Wesleyan University, where he is also John C. Andrus Professor of Social Theory Emeritus. He is author most recently of Queer Things Abounding: Small Clues to a Globalized World (2010), The New Individualism, second edition (2009), and Thinking the Unthinkable (2007).

Table of Contents

Preface 1. The Textures of Society 2. The Contemporary Relevance of the Classics 3. The Frankfurt School 4. American Pragmatisms 5. Structuralism 6. Structures, Functions and Culture 7. Post-Structuralism 8. The Interaction Order 9. Theories of Structuration 10. Variations on the Theory of Power and Knowledge 11. Contemporary Critical Theory 12. Feminism and Post-Feminist Theory 13. Postmodernity 14. World-Systems Analysis and Its Entailments 15. Globalization. Afterword

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