Critical Social Theory: Culture, History, and the Challenge of Difference

Critical Social Theory: Culture, History, and the Challenge of Difference EPUB

Critical Social Theory: Culture, History, and the Challenge of Difference
In this reinterpretation and extension of the critical theory tradition, Craig Calhoun surveys the origins, fortunes and prospects of this most influential of theoretical approaches. Moving from the early Frankfurt School to Habermas, to contemporary debates over postmodernism, feminism and nationalism, Calhoun breathes new life into critical social theory, showing how it

An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology EPUB

An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology
Over the last three decades, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has produced one of the most imaginative and subtle bodies of social theory and research of the post war era. Yet, despite the influence of his work, no single introduction to his wide-ranging oeuvre is available. This book, intended for an English-speaking audience, offers a systematic and accessible over

Social Theory and Social Structure EPUB

Social Theory and Social Structure
This new printing is not a newly revised edition, only an enlarged one. The revised edition of 1957 remains intact except that its short introduction has been greatly expanded to appear here as Chapters I and II. The only other changes are technical and minor ones: the correction of typographical errors and amended indexes of subjects and names.

The Long Road of Womans Memory EPUB

The Long Road of Womans Memory
Wild rumors of a Devil Baby in Hull-House brought a flood of curiosity-seekers to Jane Addamss door. To her surprise, many of the most adamant about seeing the Devil Baby were older, working-class, immigrant women. These women, as a rule rather withdrawn from the community, seemed to spring to life in response to this apocryphal story - and to be inspired to tell stori

Identities, Boundaries, and Social Ties EPUB

Identities, Boundaries, and Social Ties
Identities, Boundaries and Social Ties offers a distinctive, coherent account of social processes and individuals connections to their larger social and political worlds. It is novel in demonstrating the connections between inequality and de-democratization, between identities and social inequality, and between citizenship and identities. The book treats interpersonal tra

Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective EPUB

Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective
This lucid book presents the discipline of sociology to both the general reader and the student. Viewing sociology in the humanist tradition, Berger points out its affinity to history and philosophy, as well as its need for scientific procedures.

Sweetie EPUB

Sweetie
It is the summer of 1976, the hottest summer on record.In the heart of Londons bustling East End lies a tight-knit community of families. They lead a very traditional way of life, the men are down the pub, the women are gossiping at the toddler group in the working mens club and the children stay out late in the long summer evenings, playing in the park and roaming the s

Fist Stick Knife Gun EPUB

Fist Stick Knife Gun
A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s ZoneLong before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for “Superman”, Geoffrey Canada was a small boy growi

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