Contemporary Sociological Theory

Craig Calhoun, Joseph Gerteis, James Moody. Steven Pfaff, Indermohan Virk (Editors)

This comprehensive collection of contemporary sociological theory is the definitive guide to current perspectives and approaches in the field, examining key topics and debates in the field.

Collects the most representative material available on topics such as symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, structuralism, network theory, critical theory, feminist theory, and the debates over modernity and postmodernity

  • Includes examinations of the work of Foucault, Giddens, and Bourdieu
  • A new section for this edition opens up the debate on power and inequality
  • Thematically organized