The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought (Paperback)

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By William Outhwaite (Editor)
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Modern social thought ranges widely from the social sciences to philosophy, political theories and doctrines, cultural ideas and movements, and the influence of the natural sciences.

  • Provides an authoritative overview of the main themes of social thought.
  • Long essays and entries give full coverage to each topic.
  • Covers major currents of thought, philosophical and cultural trends, and the individual social sciences from anthropology to welfare economics.
  • New edition updates about 200 entries and includes new entries, suggestions for further reading, and a bibliography of all sources cited within the text.

About the Author

William Outhwaite is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sussex.His previous publications include Habermas: A Critical Introduction (1994), New Philosophies of Social Science (1987), Understanding Social Life (second edition, 1986), and The Future of Society (Blackwell, 2006). He is co-author of Social Theory and Postcommunism (Blackwell, 2005), editor of The Habermas Reader (1996), and co-editor of The Sociology of Politics (1998).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781405134569
ISBN-10: 1405134569
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: December 1st, 2006
Pages: 856
Language: English