By Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud
Unlike so much different sociology or social technological know-how dictionaries, during this translation of the Critical Dictionary of Sociology, taken from the second one French variation of the Dictionary and edited by means of the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the serious worth of this special paintings is eventually made to be had for a much wider audience.
Each access grapples without delay with a subject, no matter if theoretical, epistemological, philosophical, political or empirical, and gives a robust assertion of what the authors give it some thought. The discussions are thought of yet argumentative. via reaffirming non-marxist variety of critique continues to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have awarded a particular method of the most important concerns which confront the societies of the 20 th and Twenty-First centuries.
For a few this paintings could be a textbook, for others an necessary sourcebook of sociological thoughts, and for many a manner of starting our eyes to new dimensions in our realizing of the good rules and theories of sociology.
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A Critical Dictionary of Sociology by Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud