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Living theory : the application of classical social theory to contemporary life

Author: Charles E Hurst
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This short, jargon-free text helps students see how the classical theories of Marx, Durkheim, Simmel, and Weber address many of the issues and problems of contemporary society.

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Hurst, Charles E.
Living theory : the application of classical social theory to contemporary life.
London, England ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2016, c2005
xiv, 174 pages
2004057324
Named Person: Karl Marx; Émile Durkheim; Georg Simmel; Max Weber; Émile Durkheim; Karl Marx; Georg Simmel; Max Weber
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Hurst
ISBN: 9781317346708 131734670X
OCLC Number: 920519694
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ch. 1. The contemporary relevance of old theories --
ch. 2. The Janus-faced nature of society --
ch. 3. Private lives and public connections --
ch. 4. Separatism and status --
ch. 5. Cynicism, distrust, and corruption --
ch. 5. Commodification and the value of human life --
ch. 7. The polarization of economic resources.
Responsibility: Charles E. Hurst.

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