Social Theory, the State and Modern Society
By (author) Michael Marinetto
Normal Price: $57.95
Your Price: $52.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.61 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Social Theory, the State and Modern Society by Michael Marinetto
Book DescriptionIn recent years there has been a proliferation of approaches which have redefined our understanding of political power and the state. These contemporary state theories have philosophical and theoretical antecedents that can be traced to post-classical social and political thought: their influences can be traced to feminism, structuralism and poststructuralism, cultural theory, network analysis and globalisation theory. The classical theories of Marx, Weber and Durkheim are altogether less important in contemporary state theory. In "Social Theory, the State and Modern Society", Mike Marinetto considers the philosophical and theoretical heritage of modern state theory and then critiques the theories that have evolved from this legacy.The topics covered include: The poststructural state; Governance and the decentred state; The gendered state; The cultural turn in state theory; The state in a global context; and, The past, present and future of state theory. "Social Theory, the State and Modern Society" is key reading for students of sociology, politics and public policy. It is also of interest to researchers and academics with an interest in state theory.
Buy Social Theory, the State and Modern Society book by Michael Marinetto from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780335214259
(90mm x 60mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Social Theory, the State and Modern Society book by Michael Marinetto and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Michael Marinetto
Mike Marinetto is Lecturer in Public Management in the Business School at Cardiff University, UK. His research focuses on the policy process, social theory and the state, business and politics, and active citizenship.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687