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Contemporary Social Theory: An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0415521378

ISBN-13: 9780415521376

Edition: 2013

Authors: Anthony Elliott

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This book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on contemporary social theory. Written by one of the world’s most acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott provides a dazzlingly accessible and comprehensive introduction to modern social theory from the Frankfurt School to globalization theories and beyond. In distilling the essentials of social theory, Elliott reviews the works of major theorists including Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu, Julia Kristeva, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Slavoj Zizek, Manuel Castells, Ulrich Beck, Zygmunt Bauman, Giorgio Agamben and Manuel De Landa. Every social…    
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Book details

List price: $58.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface
The Textures of Society
The Frankfurt School
Structuralism
Post-Structuralism
Theories of Structuration
Contemporary Critical Theory
Feminism and Post-Feminist Theory
Postmodernity
Networks, Risks, Liquids
Globalization
Afterword: Social Theory Today and Towards 2025