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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, 5 Volume Set




The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, 5 Volume Set


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

Volume I

Editors vii

Contributors xi

Lexicon xxxiii

Introduction xlv

Social Theory A–C 1

Volume II

Social Theory D–G 513

Volume III

Social Theory H–M 1025

Volume IV

Social Theory N–R 1565

Volume V

Social Theory S–Z 1997

Index 2663