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Encyclopedia of social theory

Author: Austin Harrington; Barbara L Marshall; Hans-Peter Müller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
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"The Encyclopedia of Social Theory provides a reference source for students and academics, embracing all major aspects of the field. Written by more than 200 internationally distinguished scholars, almost 500 entries cover core contemporary topics, concepts, schools, debates, and personalities in the history of the discipline. Special attention is paid to leading schools and debates, with shorter entries reserved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Harrington; Barbara L Marshall; Hans-Peter Müller
ISBN: 9780415290463 0415290465
OCLC Number: 71789921
Description: xxxii, 723 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Action. Actor-Network Theory. Adorno. Age. Barthes. Baudrillard. Bauman. Beck. Bricolage. Bureaucracy. Butler. Capitalism. Caste. Culture. Cybernetics. Cyborgs. Dahrendorf. Dubois. Durkheim. Ecology and Environmentalism. Explanation. Game Theory. Government. Gramsci. Grounded Theory. Group. Habermas. Leisure and Sport. Lenin. Levi-Strauss. Normal and Pathological. Peace. Peasantry. Performative. Said. Smelser. Smith, A. Social Capital. Voegelin. Voluntarism. Wallerstein. Walzer. World-View
Responsibility: edited by Austin Harrington, Barbara L. Marshall, Hans-Peter Müller.
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Social theory has become one of the vigorous specialisms of sociology. Cutting across different disciplines, theories, approaches, and schools, this book presents the information and research in this  Read more...

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