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Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory by Alex Law
  

Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory

Part of the Sage Key Concepts Series Series

Synopsis

Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory by Alex Law

I think this will prove to be a very useful text for undergraduate students. Alex Law has produced a comprehensive list of key classical social theory concepts and provides an accessible account of the meaning of central terms, their place in the work of the classical analysts considered and the contemporary significance of their ideas. In addition he has offered useful additional reading guidance from which students will derive considerable benefit. - Barry Smart, University of Portsmouth This book's individual entries introduce, explain and contextualise the key topics within classical social theory. Definitions, summaries and key words are developed throughout with careful cross-referencing allowing students to move effortlessly between core ideas and themes. Each entry provides: clear definitionslucid accounts of key issuesup-to-date suggestions for further readinginformative cross-referencing. Relevant, focused and accessible this book will provide students across the social sciences with an indispensible guide to the central concepts of classical social theory.

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I think this will prove to be a very useful text for undergraduate students. Alex Law has produced a comprehensive list of key classical social theory concepts and provides an accessible account of the meaning of central terms, their place in the work of the classical analysts considered and the contemporary significance of their ideas. In addition he has offered useful additional reading guidance from which students will derive considerable benefit. I would certainly recommend the text to my students and I think they would find it a very useful addition to the libraryBarry SmartUniversity of Portsmouth


About the Author

Alex Law is Professor of Sociology at Abertay University, Dundee.

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Book Info

Publication date

14th December 2010

Author

Alex Law

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Ltd

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Categories

Social theory

ISBN

9781847876027

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