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Social Science Philosophical And Methodlogical Foundations (Paperback)

Author:  Gerard Delanty
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0335217214
ISBN-13: 9780335217212
Sku: 31155199
Publish Date: 2/28/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  210
Edition Number:  2
Age Range:  NA
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A succinct, readable guide|discussing core ideas in|social science

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This second edition of this respected and|successful text includes essential new material|covering the following topics:

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  • Postmodern and feminist approaches
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  • The crisis in social science
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  • An overview of the main developments in the|philosophy of the social sciences
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Social Science builds on the success of the first|edition and moves the discussions forward and|brings up-to-date the material on the positivist|dispute, hermeneutic theory, and the critical conception|of social science.

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The main developments examined in this text|include the positivist dispute (the rise of rationalism|and empiricism, positivism, and implications|of the work of Popper and Kuhn); hermeneutic|theory from Weber to Schutz and Taylor; and the|critical conception of social science, as in Marxism,|Adorno, and Habermas.

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Social Science will be of strong interest to undergraduates|and postgraduates in the social sciences|as well as to professional researchers|working in the areas of the philosophy of social|science, the sociology of science and knowledge,|and social and political theory.

A succinct, readable guide|discussing core ideas in|social science

|

This second edition of this respected and|successful text includes essential new material|covering the following topics:

    |
  • Postmodern and feminist approaches
  • |
  • The crisis in social science
  • |
  • An overview of the main developments in the|philosophy of the social sciences
|

Social Science builds on the success of the first|edition and moves the discussions forward and|brings up-to-date the material on the positivist|dispute, hermeneutic theory, and the critical conception|of social science.

|

The main developments examined in this text|include the positivist dispute (the rise of rationalism|and empiricism, positivism, and implications|of the work of Popper and Kuhn); hermeneutic|theory from Weber to Schutz and Taylor; and the|critical conception of social science, as in Marxism,|Adorno, and Habermas.

|

Social Science will be of strong interest to undergraduates|and postgraduates in the social sciences|as well as to professional researchers|working in the areas of the philosophy of social|science, the sociology of science and knowledge,|and social and political theory.

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