Shaun Best's A Beginner's Guide to Social Theory (Theory, Culture & PDF

By Shaun Best

`This booklet is offered, as a beginner's consultant could be, yet with out an over-simplification of the arguments. it's going to turn out an immensely sturdy textual content for generations of scholars to come back' - John Hughes, Lancaster University

At final, a e-book that makes social concept for undergraduates a excitement to coach and learn. The publication deals a finished evaluation of social thought from classical sociology to the current day. scholars are guided in the course of the paintings of Durkheim, Marx and Weber, functionalism, motion views, feminism, postmodernism and modern thinkers like Anthony Giddens, Michel Foucault, J[um]urgen Habermas, Frederic Jameson, Judith Butler, Gilles Deluze, Manuel Castells, Luce Irigary, Naomi Woolf and Camille Paglia. The booklet provides transparent debts of those contributions and employs an intensive diversity of actions that motivate the reader to judge the paintings of given theorists and approaches.

The publication is:

- Comprehensive

- Student-friendly

- Accurate

- Unpatronising

It deals academics and scholars a terrific learn source for undergraduate modules in social theory.

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