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Writing the social : critique, theory, and investigations

Author: Dorothy E Smith
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays, written by Dorothy Smith over the past eight years, is a treasure by one of the world's foremost social thinkers. In it, Smith turns her wit and common sense on the prevailing discourses of sociology, political economy, philosophy, and popular culture, at the same time redefining her own sociological and feminist theory and practice."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy E Smith
ISBN: 0802043070 9780802043078 0802081355 9780802081353
OCLC Number: 39386125
Description: 307 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
pt. I. Critique. 2. Contradictions for Feminist Social Scientists. 3. Feminist Reflections on Political Economy. 4. Sociological Theory: Methods of Writing Patriarchy into Feminist Texts --
pt. II. Theory. 5. The Ruling Relations. 6. Telling the Truth after Postmodernism --
pt. III. Investigations. 7. Exploring the Social Relations of Discourse: Sociological Theory and the Dialogic of Sociology. 8. The Standard North American Family: SNAF as an Ideological Code. 9. 'Politically Correct': An Organizer of Public Discourse. 10. Texts and Repression: Hazards for Feminists in the Academy. 11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Dorothy E. Smith.

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A collection of essays based on Smith's unique rebel sociology. Smith turns wit and common sense on the prevailing discourses of sociology, political economy, and popular culture to inquire directly  Read more...

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