The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

Editor(s): Bryan S. Turner

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405169004

Online ISBN: 9781444304992

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304992

About this Book

A comprehensive new collection covering the principal traditions and critical contemporary issues of social theory.

  • Builds on the success of The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory, second edition with substantial revisions, entirely new contributions, and a fresh editorial direction
  • Explores contemporary areas such as actor network theory, social constructionism, human rights and cosmopolitanism
  • Includes chapters on demography, science and technology studies, and genetics and social theory
  • Emphasizes key areas of sociology which have had an important impact in shaping the discipline as a whole

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Foundations

  2. Part II: Actions, Actors, and Systems

  3. Part III: Perspectives on Social and Cultural Analysis

  4. Part IV: Sociology and the Social Sciences

    1. Chapter 22

      Demography (pages 428–450)

      John MacInnes and Julio Pérez Díaz

  5. Part V: New Developments

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