The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought, Second Edition

The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought, Second Edition

Editor(s): William Outhwaite

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631221647

Online ISBN: 9780470999028

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999028

About this Book

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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