By Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud
Unlike such a lot different sociology or social technological know-how dictionaries, during this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second one French variation of the Dictionary and edited via the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the severe price of this specified paintings is ultimately made to be had for a much wider audience.
Each access grapples at once with a subject matter, no matter if theoretical, epistemological, philosophical, political or empirical, and gives a robust assertion of what the authors give it some thought. The discussions are thought of yet argumentative. by way of reaffirming non-marxist variety of critique remains to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have provided a particular method of the major matters which confront the societies of the 20th and Twenty-First centuries.
For a few this paintings could be a textbook, for others an imperative sourcebook of sociological innovations, and for many a fashion of starting our eyes to new dimensions in our figuring out of the good principles and theories of sociology.
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A Critical Dictionary of Sociology by Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud