Sociological Reasoning: Towards a Past-modern Sociology

Valutazione media 0
( su 0 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
9780333589298: Sociological Reasoning: Towards a Past-modern Sociology

While sociological modernists were outrageously presumptious in their claims for sociological knowledge, postmodernists have gone to another extreme in claiming that it has no more truth status than fiction. Critical of both positions, Sociological Reasoning develops an original typology of approaches to social scientific theory and research which is distinguished by its openness and reflexive awareness of rhetorical and methodological aspects of knowledge claims. Laced with graphic illustrative examples, this is a strikingly well-written text that will appeal to students at undergraduate level and beyond.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.


'Sociological Reasoning is the most intelligent book on methodological issues to cross my desk in quite some time. It speaks with originality wisdom to the issues that matter to the current generation of social scientists. I am especially impressed with the way Stones reorganises our thinking about sociological knowledge. His examples draw upon a rich abundance of sources ranging from ethnographies to novels to classical theorietical texts.' - Ira J. Cohen

'An ambitious and important book.' - William Outhwaite, American Journal of Sociology


Introduction - Contemporary Developments in Social Theory: The Right Time for a Past-modern Sociology - A Rich and Complex Ontology - Analysis and Textuality: Players, Dreamers and Despots in Sociological Research - The Pivotal Role of the Methodological Focus: A Positive Critique of Anthony Giddens - Contextualising, Floating and Dreaming: Variations from the Sociologies of Politics, Culture and Ethics - A Positive Scepticism Towards Claims about Empirical Evidence - Past-modern Sociology and Textual Critique - Exemplary Critiques of Sociological Modernism I: Comparative Citizenship and State Autonomy - Exemplary Critiques of Sociological Modernism II: The Flying Sorcery of Sylvia Walby's Patriarchal Systems - Conclusion

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks


Stones, Rob
Editore: Macmillan Press Ltd. (1996)
ISBN 10: 0333589297 ISBN 13: 9780333589298
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria

Descrizione libro Macmillan Press Ltd., 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 333589297

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 66,37
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi