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The Postmodern Turn : New Perspectives on Social Theory - Steven Seidman

The Postmodern Turn

New Perspectives on Social Theory

By: Steven Seidman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1995
ISBN: 9780521458795
Number Of Pages: 322

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The Postmodern Turn gathers together some of the most important statements of the postmodern approach to human studies. Addressing the postmodern social theory that emphasizes the social role of knowledge, this book abandons the disciplinary boundaries separating the sciences and the humanities. Contributors include well-known theorists in the varied fields of sociology, anthropology, women's and gay studies, philosophy, and history.

The postmodern condition Jean-Francois Lyotard
Genealogy and social criticism Michel Foucault
Method, social science, and social hope Richard Rorty
The new cultural politics of difference Cornel West
A manifesto for Cyborgs: science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s Donna Haraway
The end of sociological theory Steven Seidman
The theoretical subject(s) of This Bridge Called My Back and Anglo-American feminism Norma Alarcon
Contingent foundations: feminism and the question of postmodernism Judith Butler
Subjectivity and social analysis Renato Rosaldo
Is there a postmodern sociology? Zygmunt Bauman
On ethnographic allegory James Clifford
Rhetoric, textuality, and the postmodern turn in sociological theory Richard Brown
Social criticism without philosophy: an encounter between feminism and postmodernism Nancy Fraser and Linda Nicholson
Post-structuralism and sociology Charles Lemert
Deconstructing equality-versus-difference: or, the uses of poststructuralist theory for feminism Joan Scott
The plague of discourse: politics, literary theory, and AIDS Lee Edelman
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ISBN: 9780521458795
ISBN-10: 052145879X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 322
Published: 1st May 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.32  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.5

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