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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Publisher Place: Malden. MA
Publisher Year: 2004
Description: 282 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.
Publishers Description: Contested Knowledge has established itself as a leading text that brings social theory into the present day by providing the most up to date perspectives on social theory by one of the most important thinkers of our time, Steven Seidman. Responds to current issues, debates, and new social movements. Reviews sociological theory from a truly contemporary perspective. Covers both classical and contemporary theories. Combines social analysis and moral advocacy, and demonstrates how social theory can contribute to the making of a better world. Challenges social scientists to renew their commitment to viewing social knowledge as playing an important moral and political role in public life. Revised new edition organizes contents more appealingly for students, and includes an insightful new chapter on social theory today and short biographies on major social thinkers.