New Social Connections: Sociology's Subjects and Objects by J. BurnettNew Social Connections: Sociology's Subjects and Objects by J. Burnett

New Social Connections: Sociology's Subjects and Objects

EditorJ. Burnett, S. Jeffers, G. Thomas

Hardcover | April 9, 2010

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Offering a fresh approach to new explorations of the reconfigurations of sociological thought, this book provides a mix of literature review, original theory and autobiographical material in order to understand formations of sociological knowledge.
JUDITH BURNETT is Dean of the School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. She is the author of articles on the problem of researching generations and social cohesion as well as work in the field of education and biography. She has published Doing Your Social Science Dissertation and The My...
Title:New Social Connections: Sociology's Subjects and ObjectsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pagesPublished:April 9, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230575986

ISBN - 13:9780230575981

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Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Burnett, S.Jeffers& G.Thomas
Nouns and Verbs : Old and New Strategies for Sociology; M.Rustin
Sociological Theory: Still Going Wrong?; G.McLennan
A Plea for Earthly Sciences; B.Latour
Complexity, Nature and Social Domination: Towards a Sociology of Species Relations; E.Cudworth
The Death of History in British Sociology: Presentism, Intellectual Entrepreneurship and the Conundra of Historical Consciousness--D.Inglis
Sociology and Postcolonialism: Another Missing Revolution?; G.K.Bhambra
Towards a Multiplication of Specialized Assemblages of Territory, Authority and Rights; S.Sassen
The Changing Life-Course in British Sociology; G.Letherby
Aspirations and Opportunities: A Career in Sociology; M.Banton
Cracking the Ivory Tower: Proposing an interpretive public sociology'; M.Farrar
Sand in the Machine: Encouraging Academic Activism with Sociology HE Students Today; J.Canaan
The Sociological Imagination as Popular Culture; D.Beer& R.Burrows