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Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory

by Alex Law

Part of the Sage Key Concepts Series Series

Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory Synopsis

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 definitions lucid accounts of key issues up-to-date suggestions for further reading informative 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.

Key Concepts in Classical Social Theory Press Reviews

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 library Barry Smart University of Portsmouth

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847876027
Publication date: 14th December 2010
Author: Alex Law
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Social theory,

About Alex Law

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

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