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Contemporary Social Theory,9780205459650

Contemporary Social Theory

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9780205459650

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Pub. Date:
2/17/2012
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Pearson
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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 



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