Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists

Edited by John Scott

© 2004 – Routledge

228 pages

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About the Book

Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists covers the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most important thinkers in this discipline.

Concentrating on figures writing predominantly in the second half of the twentieth century, such as Zygmunt Bauman, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Michel Foucault and Claude Lévi-Strauss, each entry includes:

  • full cross-referencing
  • a further reading section
  • biographical data
  • key works and ideas
  • critical assessment.

Clearly presented in an easy-to-navigate A–Z format, this accessible reference guide is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of sociology, cultural studies and general studies, as well as other readers interested in this fascinating field.

Table of Contents

Preface. Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Thinkers. About the Contributors

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC023000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Reference
SOC024000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General