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Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory

by Nick Crossley

Part of the Sage Key Concepts Series Series

Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory Synopsis

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 concepts Prepares students to tackle primary texts, giving them a point of reference when they find themselves stuck Discusses each concept in an introductory way Offers 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.

Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory Press Reviews

Nick Crossley's Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory is a useful reference tool for undergraduates of all majors trying to navigate the complexities of sociological theory. Key Concepts may also be useful for graduate students reviewing sociology basics for early graduate courses and later when preparing for comprehensive exams in sociological theory. -- Emily Kearns Each entry is written with keen insight and clarity, often locating concepts in relation to one another and to their origins in classical philosophy. The bottom line: Crossley's book offers valuable discussions that make it extremely useful for anyone interested in social theory. . . . Highly recommended. -- P. Kivisto * CHOICE *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761970606
Publication date: 18th December 2004
Author: Nick Crossley
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 352 pages
Categories: Sociology & anthropology,

About Nick Crossley

Nick Crossley Senior Lectuer in Sociology, University of Manchester

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