Social Theory : A Basic Tool Kit

This accessible text introduces social theory as a set of flexible and practical concepts that can be used to reflect on and make sense of social behaviour. It encourages the reader to critically assess social explanations and to construct their own as active theorists in their own right. Drawing on...

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Main Authors: Parker, John, Mars, Leonard (Author), Ransome, Paul (Author), Stanworth, Hilary (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Macmillan Education UK 2003, 2003
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This accessible text introduces social theory as a set of flexible and practical concepts that can be used to reflect on and make sense of social behaviour. It encourages the reader to critically assess social explanations and to construct their own as active theorists in their own right. Drawing on examples chosen to appeal to a wide, international student readership, it offers a resolutely straightforward, practical and student-centred approach to theory, avoiding the heavy emphasis on individual theorists and the often difficult language of many existing texts
Physical Description:256 p online resource
ISBN:9780230629424