By Anthony Elliott,Charles Lemert
In this accomplished, trendy and obtainable creation to modern social conception, Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert research the main theoretical traditions from the Frankfurt college to globalization and past. whilst first released, the book’s wide selection set new criteria for introductory textbooks – social theorists mentioned contain Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu, Julia Kristeva, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Slavoj Zizek, Manuel Castells, Ulrich Beck, Zygmunt Bauman, Giorgio Agamben and Manuel De Landa.
Extensively built take into consideration major contemporary advancements in American social conception, the e-book bargains chapters on American pragmatism, structural functionalism, ethnomethodology, black feminist concept and world-systems thought. American traditions of social idea are introduced powerfully to existence in remedies of intellectuals starting from William James to Robert ok. Merton, David Riesman to Randall Collins, and Patricia Hill Collins to Saskia Sassen.
Introduction to modern Social Theory combines full of life exposition and readability with reflective social critique and unique insights, and is a wonderful textbook with which to navigate the twists and turns of up to date social thought as taught within the disciplines of sociology, politics, heritage, cultural reports and lots of more.
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Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory by Anthony Elliott,Charles Lemert