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Sceptical sociology

by John Carroll

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn Carroll.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .C295
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4164390M
    ISBN 100710005873
    LC Control Number80146063

      Professor John Rex was one of Britain's most eminent sociologists, and a teacher of a whole generation of sociology students. In this book he presents a stimulating introduction to the major issues of sociological theory and gives an account of the perspective which has informed his thinking Pages:   This book is a colossal effort and follow-up to Piketty's last comprehensive study of inequality, "Capital in the 21st Century." Capital and Ideology is essentially a historical materialist account of the various "inequality regimes" throughout recorded world history/5(51).

    In the first instance the pricing of the text in hardback makes this reviewer sceptical about its ability to really go beyond a traditional academic readership. Whilst the electronic versions of the book go some way to addressing this fear, there is a danger that Punk Sociology is being delivered to its audience using prog media. As a philosophical school or movement, skepticism arose both in ancient Greece and India. In India the Ajñana school of philosophy espoused skepticism. It was a major early rival of Buddhism and Jainism, and a major influence on Buddhism. Two of the foremost disciples of the .

      Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Notes From a Sceptical Gardener - Ken Thompson - - Allen & Unwin - Australia. This is a large, introductory volume, which is also theoretically innovative. The focus is comparative with many examples drawn from all over the world. There are 40 plates, and a large number of figures and maps. Martin Shaw, University of Sussex.


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