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Explanation and social theory

Author: John Holmwood; A Stewart
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modern social science is largely pessimistic about social life and inquiry and this text traces the reasons for this. It argues for a creative and progressive social science to tackle the real  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Holmwood; A Stewart
ISBN: 0333594614 9780333594612 0333545451 9780333545454
OCLC Number: 28890070
Description: x, 244 pages
Contents: List of Figures - List of Tables - Acknowledgements - Preface - Introduction - Positivism - Relativism - Vertical and Horizontal Fallacies - Rationality and Action - Action and Structure - Power and Normative Order - Structure, Function and Contradiction - False Consciousness and Ontological Alienation - Conclusion - Notes - Bibliography - Index
Responsibility: John Holmwood and Alexander Stewart.
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