Rethinking Social Theory

Rethinking Social Theory

By: Roger A. Sibeon (author)Hardback

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Description

Roger Sibeon's distinctive new book forms part of a movement towards what many others have referred to as the `return' to sociological theory and method. Offering both description and critique of contemporary theoretical and illustrative empirical materials, the goal of this book is a renewal of sociology and social theory that will facilitate worthwhile social knowledge that contributes to an understanding of the practical problems of making sense of social theory.

Contents

Introduction The Legacy of Four Cardinal Sins Metatheoretical Preliminaries Agency-Structure and Micro-Macro Link Between Theoretical Approaches Three Major Contributors to Contemporary Sociological Theory Archer, Mouzelis and Layder Social Action, Power and Interests Spatial Dimensions of the Social Towards an Integrated Metatheoretical and Methodological Framework Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761950684
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780761950684
  • weight: 505
  • ISBN10: 0761950680

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