The A-Z Guide to Modern Social and Political Theorists
Noel Parker, Stuart Sim
Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1997 - Philosophy - 408 pages
An easy, convenient reference to the most important social and political ideas - and theorists - of the modern and post-modern age.This book ranges widely through the social sciences to identify the thinkers with the greatest impact on modern social and political theory. Essays, biographies and bibliographies make these authors' works more accessible than ever. Some of the authors covered include: Arendt, Aron, de Beauvoir, Bell, Braudel, Burnham, Comte, Djilas, Durkheim, Dworkin, Fanon, Foucault, Freud, Friedan, Milton Friedman, Fuller, Galbraith, Gramsci, Habermas, Hayek, Illich, Jung, Keynes, Kuhn, Laing, Le Corbusier, Lenin, Levi-Strauss, Luxembourg, McLuhan, Marx, Mao Ze Dong, Marcuse, Mead, Mills, Nozick, Samuelson, Peter Singer, B.F. Skinner, Tillich, Toffler, Trotsky, Veblen and Weber.Anyone interested in contemporary political and social theory.
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