The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists: Classical Social Theorists, Volume I

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists: Classical Social Theorists, Volume I

Editor(s): George Ritzer, Jeffrey Stepnisky

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

Print ISBN: 9781444330786

Online ISBN: 9781444396621

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396621

About this Book

Reflecting emerging research and ongoing reassessments of social theory, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to MajorSocial Theorists offers significant updates and revisions to the original Blackwell Companion published a decade ago.

Volume 1

  • Features updates and revisions to all essays from original volume, plus the addition of 11 new authors
  • Includes six new essays featuring coverage of theorists not included in original volume: Ibn Khaldun, de Tocqueville, Schumpeter, Mannheim, Veblen, and Adorno
  • Supplemented with comprehensive bibliographies on primary and secondary sources, with a brief reader's guide accompanying each essay
  • Addresses continuing relevance of most theories and their importance to contemporary scholarship

 Volume 2

  • Features updates and revisions to all essays from original volume, plus the addition of 16 new authors
  • Includes 11 new essays featuring coverage of theorists not included in original volume, including Deleuze, Bauman, Smith, Luhmann, Agamben, and others
  • Supplemented with comprehensive bibliographies on primary and secondary sources, with a brief reader's guide accompanying each essay
  • Essays placed in social and historical context to allow readers to see how theorists have responded to pressing contemporary social and political issues

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