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By Anthony Elliott

This e-book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on modern social thought. Written through one of many world’s so much acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott presents a dazzlingly available and accomplished creation to fashionable social conception from the Frankfurt institution to globalization theories and beyond.



In distilling the necessities of social concept, Elliott experiences the works of significant theorists together with Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu, Julia Kristeva, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Slavoj Zizek, Manuel Castells, Ulrich Beck, Zygmunt Bauman, Giorgio Agamben and Manuel De Landa.



Every social theorist mentioned is contextualized in a much wider political and historic context, and from which their significant contributions to social conception are severely assessed. This e-book is vital analyzing for college students and execs within the fields of social idea, sociology and cultural reviews, because it is either an unique enquiry and a consummate advent to social theory.

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