By David Inglis,Christopher Thorpe
Cutting throughout the frequently off-putting writing types of social theorists, this booklet demonstrates precisely what social idea is ready, essentially featuring the main issues of significant social idea from the classical thinkers onwards. components lined contain Marxism, structuralism, post-structuralism, phenomenology, symbolic interactionism, feminism and structuration theories. Wide-ranging in scope and assurance, the ebook is concise in presentation and unfastened from jargon.
Showing why social thought concerns, and why it really is of far-reaching social and political significance, the e-book is perfect for college kids around the social sciences looking a transparent, crisp mapping of a posh yet very profitable area.
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An Invitation to Social Theory by David Inglis,Christopher Thorpe