Social Theory in a Changing World: Conceptions of Modernity

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Wiley, Aug 25, 1999 - Social Science - 224 pages
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This book provides a critical assessment of contemporary social theory for students in the social sciences. Delanty examines the writings of a number of key contemporary thinkers, including Habermas, Foucault, Bauman, Touraine, Giddens and Beck, and provides a clear account of the strengths and limitations of their work.

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Gerald Delanty is a Reader in Sociology at the University of Liverpool.

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