By Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud
Unlike such a lot 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 severe price of this specified paintings is ultimately made to be had for a much wider audience.
Each access grapples without delay with a topic, even if theoretical, epistemological, philosophical, political or empirical, and offers a robust assertion of what the authors give it some thought. The discussions are thought of yet argumentative. by means of reaffirming non-marxist form of critique remains to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have offered a particular method of the most important matters which confront the societies of the 20 th and Twenty-First centuries.
For a few this paintings can be a textbook, for others an essential sourcebook of sociological options, and for many a fashion of commencing 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