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Social Theory Continuity and Confrontation

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ISBN-10: 1442606487

ISBN-13: 9781442606487

Edition: 3rd 2014

Authors: Black Hawk Hancock, Roberta Garner

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The organization of this popular social theory reader, which pairs classical articles with contemporary theoretical and empirical studies, highlights the historical flow of social theory and demonstrates how disagreements and confrontations shape theory over time. Written in clear, down-to-earth language, the introductions to each selection link theorists to one another, illustrating how theoretical traditions are not rigidly separate but are always in conversation, addressing and challenging each other. The third edition incorporates significant changes: more readings, a completely revamped chapter on gender, new chapters on race and culture, and unique material on the "transitional…    
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 4/29/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.960
Language: English

Black Hawk Hancockis an Assistant Professor of Sociology at DePaul University. He is currently working on a book about the cultural and racial politics of the social world of dance entitled American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination.Roberta Garneris a Professor of Sociology at DePaul University in Chicago. She is a co-editor of The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis (Temple University Press, 2006), and author of Contemporary Movements and Ideologies(McGraw-Hill, 1995) and Social Theory: Continuity and Confrontation, A Reader(Broadview Press, 2007).