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Sociology: A Brief But Critical Introduction

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Paperback, 179 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Moheeb Abualqumboz

Although old, it still stands its importance to understand the social question behind sociology
Okumadan once biraz arastirsaymisim cok iyi olacakmis. Sosyolojiye giris adinda bir kitaptan her seyi en basindan ve bilale anlatir gibi anlatmasini beklerken anlamak icin sosyoloji alaninda temel gereken bir kitap buldum. Dunyayi kurtardigim lise donemlerinde Marx'in dusuncelerinin o kadar da muthis olmadigini bana gostermesinin hatrina 2 yildiz.
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An interesting critique of (then-current) standpoints in social theory, but really light on any actual results. I'm still in the dark about what sort of epistemic work a given social theory does, what actual claims it makes (rather than dressing up facts with theory-themed descriptions), and how to tell if a given social theory is wrong ahead of time.
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Anthony Giddens, Baron Giddens (born 18 January 1938) is a British sociologist who is renowned for his theory of structuration and his holistic view of modern societies. He is considered to be one of the most prominent modern contributors in the field of sociology, the author of at least 34 books, published in at least 29 languages, issuing on average more than one book every year. In 2007, ...more
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