Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 January 2020

576 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190060398

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Social Theory

Roots & Branches

Sixth Edition

Peter J. Kivisto

Edited by Peter J. Kivisto, this acclaimed collection of accessible primary source readings enables students to experience "firsthand" a wide range of perspectives that are shaping current sociological theory. Now in its sixth edition, Social Theory: Roots and Branches covers both classical theory (the roots) and contemporary theory (the branches) and shows how they are linked.

New to this Edition:

  • Nineteen new or updated readings
  • Nine readings by theorists who are new to this collection, including Theodor W. Adorno, Jon Elster, Erik Olin Wright, and Judith Butler

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