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Seidman, Steven

Contested Knowledge: Social Theory Today

Seidman, Steven - Contested Knowledge: Social Theory Today, ebook

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Contested Knowledge is a well-established text offering up-to-date perspectives on social theory by one of the most important thinkers of our time. This fourth edition includes an exploration of globalization and a new section on the theories of global and world order. It provides a thoughtful and rigorous, yet highly accessible and reader-friendly account of social theory.


  • Responds to current issues, debates, and new social movements
  • Reviews sociological theory from a truly contemporary perspective
  • Examines both classical and contemporary theories
  • Combines social analysis and moral advocacy to demonstrate how social theory contributes to the making of a better world
  • Challenges social scientists to renew their commitment to the important moral and political role social knowledge plays in public life
  • A thoughtful and rigorous, yet highly accessible and reader-friendly account of social theory
  • An accompanying website containing additional support for lecturers and students is available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/seidman

Keywords: Social Theory

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
4
Page amount
328 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444358827
Printed ISBN
9781405170017

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