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 by way of the English sociologist Peter Hamilton, the severe price of this specific paintings is eventually made to be had for a much wider audience.
Each access grapples without delay with a subject matter, no matter if theoretical, epistemological, philosophical, political or empirical, and gives a powerful assertion of what the authors give it some thought. The discussions are thought of yet argumentative. through reaffirming non-marxist variety of critique remains to be attainable, Boudon and Bourricaud have provided a particular method of the foremost concerns which confront the societies of the 20 th and Twenty-First centuries.
For a few this paintings can be a textbook, for others an necessary sourcebook of sociological ideas, and for many a fashion of starting our eyes to new dimensions in our knowing of the good principles and theories of sociology.
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A Critical Dictionary of Sociology by Raymond Boudon,Francois Bourricaud