A short introduction to social theory /

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Imprint:Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]
©2012
Description:1 online resource.
Language:English
Series:Social perspectives of aging
Social Perspectives of Aging
Social perspectives of aging.
Subject:Sociology.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Sociology.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11192544
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Other authors / contributors:Powell, Jason L., 1971-
ISBN:9781621009283
9781621009740
1621009742
1621009289
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-69) and index.
English.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version: A short introduction to social theory 9781621009283 (softcover)
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Social Theory & Rationality: From Weber to the modern 'McWorld'
  • The Irresistible Force meets the Immovable Object: The Division of Labour Thesis Versus Capitalism
  • Historical Social Theory: A Critical Gaze - The Case of Gender & Feminism
  • Social Theory & Eurocentricity of 'Western Modernity'
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • The Dominance of American Structural Functionalism & Social Theory: A Critical Narrative
  • Critical Theory
  • Post-Structuralism & Post 9/11 Social Theory
  • Enter the Postmodern debate
  • Index