Social Theory, Volume I: From Classical to Modern Theory, Third Edition, Volume 1

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Roberta Garner, Black Hawk Hancock
University of Toronto Press, May 29, 2014 - Social Science - 336 pages

The third edition of this popular reader reflects considerable changes. The framework for understanding theory as a set of conversations over time is maintained and deepened, pairing classical with contemporary readings to illustrate the ways in which theory continues to be reinterpreted over time. Volume I has been completely reorganized, with new contextual and biographical materials surrounding the primary readings, and end-of-chapter study guides that include key terms, discussion questions, and innovative classroom exercises. The result is a fresh and expansive take on social theory that foregrounds a plurality of perspectives and reflects contemporary trends in the field, while being an accessible and manageable teaching tool.

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
SUGGESTED READINGS
28
Part II
34
SUGGESTED READINGS
70
SUGGESTED READINGS
99
SUGGESTED READINGS
121
SUGGESTED READINGS
166
Introduction
173
SUGGESTED READINGS
327
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About the author (2014)

Roberta Garner is Professor of Sociology at DePaul University in Chicago. She is the author of The Joy of Stats: A Short Guide to Introductory Statistics in the Social Sciences , Second Edition (2010). She teaches courses on theory, research design, statistics, and Greek mythology.

Black Hawk Hancock is Associate Professor of Sociology at DePaul University in Chicago. He is the co-author with Roberta Garner of Changing Theories: New Directions in Sociology (2009) and author of American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination (2013).

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