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Description - Contested Knowledge - Social Theory Today 6E by Steven Seidman

In the sixth edition of Contested Knowledge, social theorist Steven Seidman presents the latest topics in social theory and addresses the current shift of 'universalist theorists' to networks of clustered debates.
  • Responds to current issues, debates, and new social movements
  • Reviews sociological theory from a contemporary perspective
  • Reveals how the universal theorist and the era of rival schools has been replaced by networks of clustered debates that are relatively 'autonomous' and interdisciplinary
  • Features updates and in-depth discussions of the newest clustered debates in social theory-intimacy, postcolonial nationalism, and the concept of 'the other'
  • Challenges social scientists to renew their commitment to the important moral and political role social knowledge plays in public life

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119167587
ISBN-10: 1119167582
Format: Paperback / softback
(245mm x 169mm x 19mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steven Seidman

Steven Seidman is Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany. He is the author and editor of a number of books including Liberalism and the Origins of European Social Theory, The Postmodern Turn, Queer Theory/Sociology, The New Social Theory Reader (with Jeffrey Alexander), and Intimacies.

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