By Anthony Elliott
This booklet is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on modern social idea. Written by means of one of many world’s such a lot acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott presents a dazzlingly obtainable and finished advent to trendy social thought from the Frankfurt tuition to globalization theories and beyond.
In distilling the necessities of social concept, Elliott experiences the works of significant theorists together with Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu, Julia Kristeva, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Slavoj Zizek, Manuel Castells, Ulrich Beck, Zygmunt Bauman, Giorgio Agamben and Manuel De Landa.
Every social theorist mentioned is contextualized in a much wider political and ancient context, and from which their significant contributions to social idea are significantly assessed. This ebook is vital examining for college kids and pros within the fields of social thought, sociology and cultural stories, because it is either an unique enquiry and a consummate creation to social theory.
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