Sociological Cultural Studies: Reflexivity and Positivity in the Human Sciences

Sociological Cultural Studies: Reflexivity and Positivity in the Human Sciences

by G. McLennan

Hardcover(2006)

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Overview

In a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the relationship between sociology and cultural studies, Gregor McLennan lucidly guides us from central philosophical questions in the social sciences to new interpretations of such urgent contemporary questions as Eurocentrism, multiculturalism, and reflexivity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230008854
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/10/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

GREGOR McLENNAN is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK. He is the author of Marxism and the Methodologies of History, Marxism, Pluralism and Beyond, and Pluralism, and co-author of Exploring Society. He has also co-edited and contributed to several collections in social and political theory and cultural studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Post-Positivism and the Idea of Sociology Cultural Studies//Sociology Explanation, Articulation, Imagination Eurocentrism: The Rise of the West Revisited Eurocentrism: Postcolonial Theory Critical Multiculturalism Sociological Culturalism The Turn to Complexity Reflexivity and Positivity Conclusion Bibliography Index

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