CART

(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Contemporary Social Theory,9780205459650
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!
FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Contemporary Social Theory

ISBN13:

9780205459650

by ;
ISBN10:
020545965X
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/24/2012
Publisher(s):
Routledge
List Price: $61.95
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $30.90

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Summary

Explores how social theory relates to our everyday experiences Contemporary Social Theoryhelps students explore, describe, and discuss how social theory relates to their own experiences, popular culture, and the world in which they live. It advances the view that new theory can be effectively used to assess social and cultural phenomena. The text identifies the important intellectual movements, categories, and paradigms that have occurred in the study of social theory. It also looks at issues closely related to contemporary social theory, such as: the postmodern condition, globalization, postcolonialism, inequality, gender, race, and human sexuality. Learning Goals: Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Explore how contemporary social theory relates to their everyday lives Identify important intellectual movements, categories, and paradigms of the study of social theory Understand how social and intellectual challenges have resulted in new theories Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ISBN-10: 0205208746 / ISBN-13: 9780205208746.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Antecedents to Contemporary Social Theory       

Chapter 2:  Structuralism and Beyond

Chapter 3:  Hermeneutics and Phenomenology

Chapter 4:  Poststructuralism and Social Theory

Chapter 5:  Exploding the Boundaries of Reason: Postmodernity

Chapter 6:  Feminist Social Theory

Chapter 7:  Cultural Studies and Cultural Theory 

Chapter 8:  Postcolonial Theory and Globalization 

Chapter 9:  Gender and Queer Theory  

Chapter 10:  Race Theory 



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...