This social theory text combines the structure of a print reader with the ability to tailor the course via an extensive interactive website. Readings from important classical and contemporary theorists are placed in conversation with one ather through core themes-the puzzle of social order, the dark side of modernity, identity, etc. The website includes videos, interactive commentaries, summaries of key concepts, exams and quizzes, antated selections from key readings, classroom activities, and more. See the website at www.routledgesoc.com/theory New to the second edition: * Expanded web content. * Teacher/student feedback employed to clarify difficult concepts. * Reframed contemporary section w offers readings by Robert Merton, Bru Latour, David Harvey, Zygmut Bauman, and Anthony Giddens.
Wesley Longhofer is Assistant Professor of Organization and Management at Emory University. Daniel Winchester is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University.
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Social Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
Contemporary Sociological Perspectives
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2 black & white illustrations, 13 black & white tables, 2 black & white halftones