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Drawing on the work of Gadamer, the book demonstrates that a sociology which focuses on social relations does not imply a return to idealism, nor a retreat into individualism, nor a rejection of critique. Rather, a hermeneutic sociology which prioritises human social relations is the only coherent paradigm which is available today. The author argues that sociologists studying the dramatic social transformations which are currently occuring should focus on social relations between humans; they should not attempt to understand contemporary changes in terms of structure and agency.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415263344
ISBN-10: 0415263344
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Anthony King is Professor in Sociology at Exeter University.

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