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By Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud

ISBN-10: 0415017459

ISBN-13: 9780415017459

Unlike so much different sociology or social technology dictionaries, during this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second one French variation of the Dictionary and edited by way of the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the serious price of this targeted paintings is ultimately made to be had for a much broader audience.

Each access grapples at once with a subject matter, no matter if theoretical, epistemological, philosophical, political or empirical, and offers a powerful assertion of what the authors give it some thought. The discussions are thought of yet argumentative.  via reaffirming non-marxist type of critique remains to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have offered a particular method of the main concerns which confront the societies of the 20th and Twenty-First centuries.

For a few this paintings may be a textbook, for others an necessary sourcebook of sociological options, and for many a manner of commencing our eyes to new dimensions in our realizing of the good rules and theories of sociology.

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