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The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought

by William Outhwaite


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Modern social thought ranges widely from the social sciences to philosophy, political theories and doctrines, cultural ideas and movements, and the influence of the natural sciences.

  • Provides an authoritative overview of the main themes of social thought.
  • Long essays and entries give full coverage to each topic.
  • Covers major currents of thought, philosophical and cultural trends, and the individual social sciences from anthropology to welfare economics.
  • New edition updates about 200 entries and includes new entries, suggestions for further reading, and a bibliography of all sources cited within the text.

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William Outhwaite (Editor)

William Outhwaite is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sussex.His previous publications include Habermas: A Critical Introduction (1994), New Philosophies of Social Science (1987), Understanding Social Life (second edition, 1986), and Th...

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