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Critical social theory: culture, history, and the challenge of difference

Calhoun, Craig (2003) Critical social theory: culture, history, and the challenge of difference. Critique and Humanism Publishing House, Bulgaria. ISBN 9545870893

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In this outstanding reinterpretation - and extension - of the Critical Theory tradition, Craig Calhoun surveys the origins, fortunes and prospects of this most influential of theoretical approaches. Moving with ease from the early Frankfurt School to Habermas, to contemporary debates over postmodernism, feminism and nationalism, Calhoun breathes new life into Critical Social Theory, showing how it can learn from the past and contribute to the future. Translated from the English by Konstantin Yanakiev.

Item Type: Book
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Additional Information: © 2003 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Director's Management Team
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 15:07
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2020 00:39

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