Classical Social Theory (21st Century Sociology) (Hardcover)

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This accessible, original book is an exploration of the relevance of classical social theory in the contemporary world. It examines the work of Marx, Weber and Durkheim through the lens of new theoretical issues, such as the role of Empire, the problem of cultural differences, and the possibilities of democracy that are implicit in each theorist's perspective.

About the Author


Kenneth H. Tucker, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Mount Holyoke College. He is the author of French Revolutionary Syndicalism and the Public Sphere (1996) and Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory (1998).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780631211648
ISBN-10: 0631211640
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: October 8th, 2001
Pages: 282
Language: English
Series: 21st Century Sociology