By Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud
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 via the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the serious worth of this detailed paintings is finally made to be had for a much broader audience.
Each access grapples without delay with a subject matter, 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. by way of reaffirming non-marxist form of critique remains to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have provided a particular method of the main matters which confront the societies of the 20th and Twenty-First centuries.
For a few this paintings may be a textbook, for others an critical sourcebook of sociological recommendations, and for many a fashion of commencing our eyes to new dimensions in our realizing of the good principles and theories of sociology.
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A Critical Dictionary of Sociology by Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud