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The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory

5 Volume Set

Kyung-Sup, Chang / Epstein, Cynthia F. / Kivisto, Peter / Ryan, J. Michael / Outhwaite, William (eds.)

SSEZ - Blackwell Encyclopedias in Social Sciences (Series Nr. 1)

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1. Edition November 2017
2864 Pages, Hardcover
Handbook/Reference Book
Kyung-Sup, Chang / Epstein, Cynthia F. / Kivisto, Peter / Ryan, J. Michael / Outhwaite, William (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-43086-6
John Wiley & Sons

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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. Featuring contributions from a wide range of international scholars, more than 850 entries cover all major concepts, schools of thought, key theories, theorists, and current trends relating to social theory.

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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

Bryan S. Turner is the Presidential Professor of Sociology and Director of the Committee on Religion at the Graduate Center CUNY, and founding Director of the Institute of Religion Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. He won the Max Planck Award in 2015 and is an honorary professor at Potsdam University, Germany. He is the founding editor of Citizenship Studies and the Journal of Classical Sociology, and Turner's most recent books include Religion in Modern Society (2011) and The Religious and the Political (2013).