Contemporary Sociological Thinkers and Theories

Contemporary Sociological Thinkers and Theories

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In this volume Sandro Segre provides a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical perspectives in contemporary sociology. The perspectives are divided into four sections: Interpretative Sociology; Structuralist Sociology; Micro and Macrosociological Perspectives; and Historical and Philosophical Perspectives. An introduction to each section provides a detailed overview of the key concepts and figures who contributed to the perspectives. An analysis of their reception in the secondary literature and a balanced evaluation of each perspective derived from extant critical literature are also provided.Alexander puts forward specific suggestions to repair each of these social strains; for example, as to the social strain caused by isolation, technological devices such as internet and Skype are mentioned as appropriate instruments to sustain long-distance communication. ... to critical comments. it has been observed, in this connection, that alexander is not always consistent in his distinction between theanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Sociological Thinkers and Theories
Author:Mr Sandro Segre
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-11-28


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