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Author: Robert Hollinger
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Title: Postmodernism and the Social Sciences: A Thematic Approach (Contemporary Social Theory)
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Postmodernism and the Social Sciences: A Thematic Approach (Contemporary Social Theory) by Robert Hollinger



The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. Series: Contemporary Social Theory (Book 4). Paperback: 208 pages.

Start by marking Postmodernism and the Social Sciences: A Thematic Approach as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The major themes of postmodernist writing are demystified in this introductory text. He compares postmodern thinking with that of the enlightenment project, modernism, modernity, Marxism and Critical Theory. This, together with his treatment of Foucaul The major themes of postmodernist writing are demystified in this introductory text.

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The major themes of postmodernist writing are demystified in this introductory text. This, together with his treatment of Foucault, Lyotard, Baudrillard, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari and other leading postmodern theorists, provides an excellent introduction to modern social theory.

V O L U M E S I N T H I S SERIES 1. Tom Mayer, ANALYTICAL MARXISM 2. Sondra Farganis, SITUATING FEMINISM: From Thought to Action 3. Raymond A. Morrow with David D. Brown, CRITICAL THEORY A N D METHODOLOGY 4. Robert Hollinger, POSTMODERNISM IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: A Thematic Approach. SERIES E D I T O R I A L B O A R D Ben N. Agger, Sociology, SUNY Buffalo Robert J. Antonio, Sociology, Univ. of Kansas Wini Breines, Sociology, Northeastern Univ. Contemporary social theory ; 3) Includes bibliographical references and index. 5. Postempiricist Metatheory and the H u m a n Sciences: Interim Developments The Weberian Challenge Action Theories The (Post)Structuralist Revolution(s) French Social Theory Critical Realism and the Social Sciences Conclusion. 113 115 116 121 132 136 138.

Hollinger, Robert, Postmodernism and the Social Sciences: A Thematic Approach, Thousand Oaks, C. Sage Publications, 1994. Kroker, Arthur, Technology and the Canadian Mind: Innis/McLuhan/Grant, Montreal, New World Perspectives, 1984. Kroker, Arthur, Marilouise Kroker and David Cook, Panic Encyclopedia: the Definitive Guide to the Postmodern Scene, Montreal, New World Perspectives, 1989. Kroker, Arthur and Michael A. Weinstein, Data Trash: the Theory of the Virtual Class, Montreal, New World Perspectives, 1994.

Volumes in this series. Ben N. Agger, Sociology, SUNY Buffalo. Robert J. Wini Breines, Sociology, Northeastern Univ. Richard Harvey Brown, Sociology, Univ. of Maryland, College Park.

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The major themes of postmodernist writing are demystified in this introductory text. Robert Hollinger reviews key postmodern discussions on critical topics such as values, identity, and the self and society. He compares postmodern thinking with that of the enlightenment project, modernism, modernity, Marxism and Critical Theory. This, together with his treatment of Foucault, Lyotard, Baudrillard, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari and other leading postmodern theorists, provides an excellent introduction to modern social theory.