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Social Theory: Central Issues in Sociology

Social Theory: Central Issues in Sociology

John Scott


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Ranging from the philosophical foundations of sociology and the discovery of 'the social' to distinctive sociological approaches, to the significance of issues pertaining to gender and patriarchy, to questions of modernity and post-modernity, this book is comprehensive in subject matter. Among the distinctive features of the book are: clarity of exposition from a well-known and respected commentator in the field; focus boxes to facilitate comprehension; tremendous range of material; and powerful organization of the material around key organizing principles. The book is a major accomplishment which will quickly establish itself as a key work in the study of social theory.