Download e-book for iPad: Changing Theories: New Directions in Sociology by Roberta Garner,Black Hawk Hancock

By Roberta Garner,Black Hawk Hancock

ISBN-10: 0802096824

ISBN-13: 9780802096821

prompted by way of Thomas Kuhn's paintings on paradigm shifts within the social sciences, this evaluate of latest concept identifies significant topics, charts the influence of social swap on theories, acquaints readers with a pattern of person theorists (the "transitional giants" who formed modern theories), explores the effect of up to date theories on a variety of parts of sociology, and strains how the good social theories of the prior are being reinterpreted and included into new theories. the result's an unique interpretation of the $64000 position that conception performs either within the actual international and within the shaping of a tutorial discipline.

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