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Social Theory: Continuity and Confrontation: A Reader

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The organization of this social theory reader combined with Garner's short introductions to selections enables students to understand the historical flow of social theory and see how disagreements and confrontations shape theory. Writing in clear, down-to-earth language, Garner's introductions highlight links among theorists to illustrate how theoretical traditions are not ...more
Paperback, 680 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by University of Toronto Press (first published April 2000)
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In-depth examination of sociological theories from Marx, Durkheim, and Weber, along with Machiavelli, Burke, Comte, Zeitlin, and dozens others. Heavy book, heavy reading, though admittedly, Garner's intros to each section sheds more than just a light on the different authors and their materials, especially Weber's which I found to be particularly sleep inducing.
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