Social theory in the twentieth century and beyond

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Social theory in the twentieth century and beyond

Patrick Baert and Filipe Carreira da Silva

Polity, 2010

2nd ed

  • [: hard]
  • : pbk

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Includes bibliographical references and index

内容説明・目次

巻冊次

[: hard] ISBN 9780745639802

内容説明

This revised edition of Patrick Baert's widely acclaimed Social Theory in the Twentieth Century, now benefitting from the collaboration of Filipe Carreira da Silva has been brought right up-to-date with cutting-edge developments in social theory today. It offers an easy-to-read but provocative account of the development of social theory, covering a range of key figures and classic schools of thought. The authors bridge the gap between philosophy and social theory, locating the theoretical views of individuals such as Michel Foucault, Anthony Giddens and Jurgen Habermas within wider historical traditions. The revised edition includes new material on French pragmatist sociology and cultural sociology, and on contemporary social thinkers such as Zygmunt Bauman, Ulrich Beck, Manuel Castells, Randall Collins, Michael Mann, Saskia Sassen and Theda Skocpol. The authors conclude with a bold, new pragmatist agenda for social theory and the social sciences. Written in a lively style, and avoiding jargon, Social Theory in the Twentieth Century and Beyond is aimed at students who wish to gain an understanding of the main debates and dilemmas driving social theory. Like its predecessor, it will be a standard introduction to modern social theory for students in sociology, politics and anthropology.

目次

Preface to the Second Edition Introduction 1. A Timeless Order and its Achievement: Structuralism and Genetic Structuralism 2. The Biological Metaphor: Functionalism and Neo-functionalism 3. The Enigma of Everyday Life: Symbolic Interactionism, the Dramaturgical Approach and Ethnomethodology 4. The Invasion of Economic Man: From Rational Choice Theory to the New Institutionalism 5. As Sociology meets History: Giddens's Structuration Theory and Historical Sociology 6. The History of the Present: Foucault's Archaeology and Genealogy 7. The Spread of Reason: Habermas's Critical Theory and Beyond 8. A Brave New World?: Current Trends in Social Theory 9. Conclusion: Social Theory for the Twenty-First Century
巻冊次

: pbk ISBN 9780745639819

内容説明

This revised edition of Patrick Baert's widely acclaimed Social Theory in the Twentieth Century , now benefitting from the collaboration of Filipe Carreira da Silva has been brought right up-to-date with cutting-edge developments in social theory today. It offers an easy-to-read but provocative account of the development of social theory, covering a range of key figures and classic schools of thought. The authors bridge the gap between philosophy and social theory, locating the theoretical views of individuals such as Michel Foucault, Anthony Giddens and Jurgen Habermas within wider historical traditions. The revised edition includes new material on French pragmatist sociology and cultural sociology, and on contemporary social thinkers such as Zygmunt Bauman, Ulrich Beck, Manuel Castells, Randall Collins, Michael Mann, Saskia Sassen and Theda Skocpol. The authors conclude with a bold, new pragmatist agenda for social theory and the social sciences. Written in a lively style, and avoiding jargon, Social Theory in the Twentieth Century and Beyond is aimed at students who wish to gain an understanding of the main debates and dilemmas driving social theory. Like its predecessor, it will be a standard introduction to modern social theory for students in sociology, politics and anthropology.

目次

Preface to the Second Edition Introduction 1. A Timeless Order and its Achievement: Structuralism and Genetic Structuralism 2. The Biological Metaphor: Functionalism and Neo-functionalism 3. The Enigma of Everyday Life: Symbolic Interactionism, the Dramaturgical Approach and Ethnomethodology 4. The Invasion of Economic Man: From Rational Choice Theory to the New Institutionalism 5. As Sociology meets History: Giddens's Structuration Theory and Historical Sociology 6. The History of the Present: Foucault's Archaeology and Genealogy 7. The Spread of Reason: Habermas's Critical Theory and Beyond 8. A Brave New World?: Current Trends in Social Theory 9. Conclusion: Social Theory for the Twenty-First Century

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詳細情報

  • NII書誌ID(NCID)
    BB00571603
  • ISBN
    • 9780745639802
    • 9780745639819
  • 出版国コード
    uk
  • タイトル言語コード
    eng
  • 本文言語コード
    eng
  • 出版地
    Cambridge
  • ページ数/冊数
    ix, 319 p.
  • 大きさ
    23 cm
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