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The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Social Thought
by William Outhwaite (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0631221646, Hardcover)Modern social thought ranges widely from the social sciences to philosophy, political theories and doctrines, cultural ideas and movements, and the influence of the natural sciences.
Provides an authoritative overview of the main themes of social thought.
Long essays and entries give full coverage to each topic.
Covers major currents of thought, philosophical and cultural trends, and the individual social sciences from anthropology to welfare economics.
New edition updates about 200 entries and includes new entries, suggestions for further reading, and a bibliography of all sources cited within the text.
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"This Dictionary provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the main themes of social thought, principal schools and movements of thought and those institutions that have been the subject of social analysis or engendered significant doctrines and ideas." "Detailed entries cover major currents of thought, philosophical and cultural trends, and the individual social sciences from anthropology to welfare economics. These are supplemented by shorter accounts of specific concepts and phenomena." "This second edition updates about 200 entries and includes new entries on the Internet, ethnic cleansing and other topics. Each entry includes suggestions for further reading, and the volume contains a bibliography of all sources cited within the text."--BOOK JACKET.
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