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The future of society

Author: William Outhwaite
Publisher: Malden : Blackwell, 2006.
Series: Blackwell manifestos.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important Manifesto argues that we still need a concept of society in order to make sense of the forces which structure our lives.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Outhwaite
ISBN: 0631231854 9780631231851 0631231862 9780631231868
OCLC Number: 249591838
Description: IX, 174 Seiten
Contents: Preface. 1. The Origins of 'Society'. Part I: Critiques of Society. 2. Society and the Individual: Neoliberalism, Social Constructionism and Communitarianism. 3. Postmodernism. 4. Globalisation. Part II: Reconstructing Society. 5. Modernity and Society. 6. Towards a Synthesis? Theory and Metatheory. Part III: Implications. 7. Society Lite? Theories of Civil Society. 8. Is There a European Society?. Postscript: A Defensible Concept of 'Society'. Notes. Bibliography. Index
Series Title: Blackwell manifestos.
Responsibility: William Outhwaite.
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"Written with the author's customary elegance and economy, this book invites us to take the concept of society seriously and to think about its future. This is a splendid and spirited work which will Read more...

 
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