A comprehensive new collection covering the principal traditions and critical contemporary issues of social theory.* Builds on the success of The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory, second edition with substantial revisions, entirely new contributions, and a fresh editorial direction* Explores contemporary areas such as actor network theory, social constructionism, human rights and cosmopolitanism* Includes chapters on demography, science and technology studies, and genetics and social theory* Emphasizes key areas of sociology which have had an important impact in shaping the discipline as a whole
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Author Biography - Professor Bryan S. Turner
Bryan S. Turner is the research leader of the cluster on globalization and religion in the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore. He is the founding editor of the journals Citizenship Studies , Journal of Classical Sociology (with John O'Neil), and Body & Society (with Mike Featherstone). His publications include The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory , second edition (Blackwell, 1996), The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology (2006), and Vulnerability and Human Rights (2006).