Download The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology) epub
by George Ritzer
The Companion to Major Social Theorists offers abroad-ranging survey of classical and contemporary social theory.In original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leadingexperts and practitioners examine the life and work of 25 majortheorists, discussing the social and intellectual context of theirwritings and offering an analysis of the impact of their work overtime. Includes 25 original essays on major classical and contemporarysocial theoristsContributions are especially commissioned for this volume, andare by leading experts and practitioners in the fieldCovers the key figures who shaped classical social theory, suchas Marx, Weber and Durkheim, as well as figures such as Martineau,DuBois, and SimmelDedicates coverage is given to contemporary social theorists,including Goffman, Elias, Foucault, Giddens, Bourdieu andButlerEssays include biographical sketches, the social andintellectual context, and the impact of the theorist's work onsocial theoryIncludes bibliographies of the theorist's most important worksas well as key secondary worksEdited by a leading figure in social theory, this volumeprovides an outstanding one-volume reference source in socialtheory.
Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (January 16, 1991)
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