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Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory (Sage Key Concepts Series)

Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory (Sage Key Concepts Series)

By: Nick Crossley (author)Paperback

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"Clear and accessible, Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory makes difficult ideas available to an undergraduate audience". - Larry Ray, Professor of Sociology, University of Kent The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension. Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory: Provides brief accounts of the central ideas behind the key conceptsPrepares students to tackle primary texts, giving them a point of reference when they find themselves stuckDiscusses each concept in an introductory wayOffers further reading guidance for independent learning. This is an essential companion for reading for students across the social sciences who are exploring critical theory for the first time.

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Nick Crossley Senior Lectuer in Sociology, University of Manchester


AlienationAlienationAnomieBody-SubjectBody-Power/Bio-PowerCapital (in the work of Pierre Bourdieu)CitizenshipColonization of the LifeworldCrisisCycles of ContentionDeconstructionDiscourseDiscourse EthicsDoxaEpistemological BreakFieldFreedomGlobalizationHabitusHegemonyHexis/Body TechniquesHumanism and Anti-HumanismHybridityI and MeId, Ego and SuperegoIdeal Speech SituationIdentity (personal, social, collective and 'the politics of')IdeologyIllusioImaginary, Symbolic and RealIntersubjectivityKnowledge Constitutive InterestsLifeworldMirror Stage and the EgoNew Social MovementsOrientalismPatriarchyPerformativityPowerPower/KnowledgePublic SphereRacism(s) and EthnicityRationalityRealismRecognition (desire and struggle for)Relationalsim (versus Substantialism)Repertoires of ContentionRepression (Psychoanalysis)Sex/Gender DistinctionSocial CapitalSocial ClassSocial Constructions/ConstructionismSocial MovementsSocial Space I (Bourdieu)Social Space II (Networks)Symbolic Power/Symbolic ViolenceSystem and LifeworldUnconscious (The)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761970606
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780761970606
  • ISBN10: 0761970606

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