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Understanding Social Theory 2ed

by Derek Layder SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2005
ISBN:
9780761944508
Format:
Pbk 336 pages
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Revised, upated and enlarged version of the accessible, authoritative First Edition. The Jargon-free text book that provides an introduction to the core issues in social theory now contains:
- A ''problem focus'' that encourage students to acquire skills of argument and discussion;
- New material on recent developments in social theory;
- An entirely new concluding chapter which relatives theory to social domains.

A Map of the Terrain The Organization of the Book PART ONE: THE VIEW FROM ON HIGH The Legacy of Talcott Parsons Varieties of Marxism PART TWO: WHERE THE ACTION IS Meanings, Situations and Experience Perceiving and Accomplishing PART THREE: BREAKING FREE AND BURNING BRIDGES Foucault and the Postmodern Turn Beyond Micro and Macro Abandoning False Problems Gidden's Structuration Theory PART FOUR: ONLY CONNECT: FORGING LINKS Linking Agency and Structure and Macro and Micro Habermas's Lifeworld and System Varieties of Dualism New Directions The Theory of Social Domains

Derek Layder is Visiting Professor in the Centre for Classical Critical Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Leicester