An Invitation to Social Theory
February 2012, Polity
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- Wide-ranging introduction to social theory that carefully avoids simplification of ideas whilst presenting theories in an accessible language for students.
- Inspired by the authors’ own teaching and dissatisfaction with current books on the market to provide accessible yet sophisticated guides to social theory.
- Written in a concise and jargon-free style, incorporating vivid everyday examples to aid students’ understanding of complex ideas.
- Encourages students to further their studies with features such as recommended readings from the most important, and “typical”, original works of particular theorists, and comparisons between thinkers and between schools of thought.