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Ritzer, George

The Blackwell Companion to Major Contemporary Social Theorists

Ritzer, George - The Blackwell Companion to Major Contemporary Social Theorists, ebook

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The Blackwell Companion to Major Contemporary Social Theorists is a survey of contemporary social theory that focuses on the thinkers themselves. In original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leading experts and practitioners examine the life and work of 13 major theorists such as Elias, Baudrillard, Giddens, and Butler.

  • Includes 13 original essays by leading scholars on major contemporary social theorists.
  • Covers key figures such as Elias, Goffman, Foucault, Habermas, Giddens, Bourdieu, and Butler.
  • Essays include biographical sketches, the social and intellectual context, and the impact of the thinker's work on social theory generally.
  • Includes bibliographies of the theorist's most important works as well as key secondary works.
  • Can be used in conjunction with The Blackwell Companion to Major Classical Social Theorists, edited by George Ritzer, for a complete reference source in social theory.

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
362 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470999905
Printed ISBN
9781405105958

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