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Key Contemporary Social Theorists

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Social theory,
  • 20th century,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Methodology,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • General,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social sciences,
  • Sociologists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnthony Elliott (Editor), Larry Ray (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9690481M
    ISBN 100631219714
    ISBN 109780631219712

    In the Third Edition of Ken Allan's highly-praised Contemporary Social and Sociological Theory book, sociological theories and theorists are explored using a straightforward approach and conversational, jargon-free language. Filled with examples drawn from everyday life, this edition highlights diversity in contemporary society, exploring theories of race, gender, and sexuality that address. “Management, Organizations and Contemporary Social Theory is a timely and important book. Each chapter shows why social theories developed in the late 20th and early 21st Centuries are not just relevant to but can inspire the study of organizations.

    Includes 25 original essays on major classical and contemporary social theorists Contributions are especially commissioned for this volume, and are by leading experts and practitioners in the field Covers the key figures who shaped classical social theory, such as Marx, Weber and Durkheim, as well as figures such as Martineau, DuBois, and. These include Conflict, Functionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, and Social Exchange Theories; second, Middle-Range Theories are theories derived from specific scientific findings and focuses on the interrelation of two or more concepts applied to a very specific social process or problem. Robert K. Merton () was a functional theory.

    R.M. Lerner, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Change and Relative Plasticity. Contemporary theories stress that the focus of developmental understanding must be on systemic change (Ford and Lerner ).This focus is required because of the belief that the potential for change exists across the life span (e.g., Baltes ). Description. For courses in human development, theories of development and development over the lifespan. This text makes theoretical issues relevant and accessible to students going into professional practice, enables them to apply theory to case examples, and helps them see which theories are focused primarily on specific developmental : On-line Supplement.


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