Readings in Contemporary Sociological Theory: From Modernity to Post-modernity
Donald McQuarie, R. Serge Denisoff
Prentice Hall, 1995 - Social Science - 418 pages
This accessible guide to the maze of modern sociological theory features a collection of 39 essays written by prominent American and European theorists – representing the last fifty years of sociological work.
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