Contested Knowledge. Social Theory In The Postmodern Era

Seidman Steven

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher Place: Oxford
Publisher Year: 1998
Edition: Second Edition

Description: 383 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: From the classical sociologists (Durkheim, Marx, Weber) to contemporary social theories and movements (including feminism, poststructuralism, African-American thought, and Queer Theory), Steven Seidman presents a compelling new approach to the tradition of sociological theory and its established canon.The Second Edition includes new sections on the theories of Alexander, Giddens, and Bourdieu, Stuart Hall and British Cultural Studies, and Wallerstein and post-colonial theory. Combining social analysis and moral advocacy, Contested Knowledge shows how social theory can work within the public, political sphere. Engaging the reader and the discipline alike it is the perfect introduction to social theory.

ISBN: 9781577181347


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