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By Shaun Best

`This e-book is offered, as a beginner's consultant could be, yet with no an over-simplification of the arguments. it's going to end up an immensely sturdy textual content for generations of scholars to come back' - John Hughes, Lancaster University

At final, a ebook that makes social concept for undergraduates a excitement to educate and research. The ebook deals a accomplished evaluate of social thought from classical sociology to the current day. scholars are guided during 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 offers transparent bills of those contributions and employs an in depth diversity of actions that motivate the reader to guage the paintings of given theorists and approaches.

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It deals teachers and scholars a fantastic research source for undergraduate modules in social theory.

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