Social Theory: A Basic Tool Kit
John Parker (ed.)
Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
|Abstract||This accessible text introduces social theory as a set of flexible and practical concepts that can be used to reflect on and make sense of social behavior. It encourages the reader to critically assess social explanations and to construct their own as active theorists in their own right. Drawing on examples chosen to appeal to a wide, international student readership, it offers a resolutely straightforward, practical and student-centered approach to theory, avoiding the heavy emphasis on individual theorists and the often difficult language of many existing texts.|
|Keywords||Social sciences Philosophy Social sciences Research Culture Action research|
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|Call number||H61.S7746 2003|
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