Post-Structuralist and Postmodernist Sociology

Lash, Scott, ed. 1991. Post-Structuralist and Postmodernist Sociology. Sussex: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. ISBN 978-1852781835 [Book]

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This volume - prepared by a leading authority in the field - presents those articles and excerpts that have served as pivotal texts in the development of post-structuralism and post-modernism. Part 1 is devoted to the theory of social structures in Parsons, marxism and Durkheim and Mauss; Part 2 to the social analysis of semiotic structures in Lacan, Barthes and Foucault; Part 3 to post-structuralism in Eco, Derrida, Peirce, Foucault and feminism; Part 4 to post-modernism in Deleuze, Lyotard, Daniel Bell and Baudrillard and Part 5 to the ecological, communitarian and localist critiques of modernity in MacIntyre, Luhmanna nd Berman. The book is a reference point to an area of sociological theory that is attracting increasing attention.

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Centre for Cultural Studies (1998-2017)



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17 Aug 2015 10:40

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