Sociology and Philosophy


Author: Emile Durkheim

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0029085802

Category: Social Science

Page: 97

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Emile Durkheim

Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists


Author: W. S. F. Pickering

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415205627

Category: Durkheimian school of sociology

Page: 496

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The Barbarian Temperament

Towards a Postmodern Critical Theory


Author: Stejpan Mestrovic

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136148205

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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This scintillating book by one of the most interesting young sociologists currently working in the USA is a provocative and timely contribution to the debate on civilization, modernity and postmodernity. The author argues that modernity never jettisoned barbarism. Instead barbarism was repackaged in modern and postmodern traditions and cultures.

The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory


Author: Beverley Best,Werner Bonefeld,Chris O'Kane

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526455625

Category: Social Science

Page: 1800

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The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory expounds the development of critical theory from its founding thinkers to its contemporary formulations in an interdisciplinary setting. It maps the terrain of a critical social theory, expounding its distinctive character vis-a-vis alternative theoretical perspectives, exploring its theoretical foundations and developments, conceptualising its subject matters both past and present, and signalling its possible future in a time of great uncertainty. Taking a distinctively theoretical, interdisciplinary, international and contemporary perspective on the topic, this wide-ranging collection of chapters is arranged thematically over three volumes: Volume I: Key Texts and Contributions to a Critical Theory of Society Volume II: Themes Volume III: Contexts This Handbook is essential reading for scholars and students in the field, showcasing the scholarly rigor, intellectual acuteness and negative force of critical social theory, past and present.

Handbook of Archaeological Theories


Author: R. Alexander Bentley,Herbert D. G. Maschner,Christopher Chippindale

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0759100322

Category: Philosophy

Page: 590

View: 9553

This handbook, a companion to the authoritative Handbook of Archaeological Methods, gathers original, authoritative articles from leading archaeologists on all aspects of the latest thinking about archaeological theory. It is the definitive resource for understanding how to think about archaeology.

Social Theory for Beginners


Author: Paul Ransome

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1847426743

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 2373

Aimed at first-year undergraduates studying sociology and related disciplines, this introductory-level textbook presents key ideas and concepts in social theory and an account of their intellectual background.