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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, 5 Volume Set

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, 5 Volume Set

Bryan S. Turner (Editor-in-Chief), Chang Kyung-Sup (Editor), Cynthia F. Epstein (Editor), Peter Kivisto (Editor), William Outhwaite (Editor), J. Michael Ryan (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-43086-6

Nov 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

2864 pages

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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary compendium of original entries focusing on the origins, evolution, and global development of contemporary social theory.

  • Presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview and analysis of all aspects of social theory
  • Features more than 850 in-depth, original entries contributed by international experts
  • Includes all major theories, theorists, schools of thought, disciplines, debates, doctrines, developments, epistemologies, and methodologies relating to the development of modern social theory
  • Brings in concepts from contemporary cultural studies, feminism, post-secularism, and postmodernism
Explores controversial contemporary debates relating to the clash of civilization, environmentalism, post-colonialism, post-humanism, cyborgs, and the life-extension project