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A good book, in theory : making sense through inquiry

Author: Alan Sears; James Irvine Cairns
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This highly original and compelling book offers an introduction to the art and science of social inquiry, including the theoretical and methodological frameworks that support that inquiry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:Sears, Alan, 1956-
Good book, in theory.
(CaOONL)20149066333
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Sears; James Irvine Cairns
ISBN: 9781442600133 1442600136
OCLC Number: 893702865
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. An Interesting Idea, In Theory --
2. Theory Matters --
3. But How Do You Know? --
4. You Are Here: Mapping Social Relations --
5. The Real World: Making Sense of Perceptions --
6. Nature and Culture: The Social Construction of Distinctions --
7. Making Time: Clocking Social Relations --
8. Conclusion: The Politics of Social Theory.
Responsibility: Alan Sears and James Cairns.
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