Simmel and ‘the Social’

This book argues for the centrality of Georg Simmel's social theory to the relational and processual emphases that are often considered as much more recent developments in social theory. Situating Simmel's work in particular with respect to New Vitalism and Bruno Latour's work, the bo...

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Main Author: Pyyhtinen, Olli
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010, 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book argues for the centrality of Georg Simmel's social theory to the relational and processual emphases that are often considered as much more recent developments in social theory. Situating Simmel's work in particular with respect to New Vitalism and Bruno Latour's work, the book shows that Simmel has still an enormous amount to contribute
Physical Description:XI, 211 p online resource
ISBN:9780230289840