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Social Theory and Modern Sociology

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: New York, NY John Wiley & Sons 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1., AuflageView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Druckausg.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Giddens
ISBN: 9780745677217 0745677215 9780745666648 0745666647
OCLC Number: 897532474
Notes: Lizenzpflichtig
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Contents: Preface. 1. What Do Sociologists Do?. 2. Nine Theses on the Future of Sociology. 3. The Social Sciences and Philosophy - Trends in Recent Social Theory. 4. Structuralism, Post-Structuralism and the Production of Culture. 5. Erving Goffman as a Systematic Social Theorist. 6. Time and Social Organization. 7. Nation-States and Violence. 8. Social Theory and Problems of Macroeconomics. 9. Out of the Orrery: E.P.Thompson on Consciousness and History. 10. Reason Without Revolution? Heberman's Theory of Communicative Action. 11. Alvin Gouldner and the Intellenctuals. 12. The Perils of Punditry: Gorz and the End of the Working Class. Index.
Responsibility: Anthony Giddens

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