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Critical Social Theory

Culture, History, and the Challenge of Difference (Twentieth-Century Social Theory)

by Craig J. Calhoun

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social sciences,
  • Sociological Theory,
  • Culture,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8602411M
    ISBN 101557861382
    ISBN 109781557861382

    A creative, informative introduction to public theology. Tracing the genesis of critical social theory in Germany's Frankfurt School of Social Research, Simpson explains the ideas of Jurgen Habermasespecially his thoughts on interpretation, praxis, communicative action, and civil societyto show how Christians can use critical theory to recover their prophetic vocation in today's Brand: Augsburg Fortress. Sep 10,  · In this thoughtful and lucid book, C. Fred Alford shows how the psychoanalytic theory of Melanie Klein can be extended to groups and culture and thus can illuminate issues of social theory and moral philosophy of the sort considered by the Frankfurt School.

    contemporary social theory, and then I shall criticize some of its limitations and provide some new perspectives for critical theory today. To begin, however, I wish to briefly describe the origins and development of critical theory. Historical Background Critical theory is often associated with the so-called "Frankfurt School," a term which. Sep 10,  · "The author has written an important, closely-reasoned, and telling work which constitutes a significant contribution to critical social theory The author has performed a signal piece of work in emphasizing and detailing the putative application of Kleinian theory to critical social theory."—James S. Grotstein, m.d., Political Psychology.

    "This is social theory at its very best. In a host of domains - concerning cultural difference, postmodernism, the politics of identity, and nationalism - Calhoun breaks new ground." Charles Taylor "This is a very well informed and very rigorous critical survey of Critical Social Theory." Pierre Bourdieu. Social and Critical Theory: A Critical Horizons Book Series. Koninklijke Brill NV. The Social and Critical Theory Book Series in The Netherlands provides a forum for the critical analysis of issues and debates within critical and social theories and the traditions through which these concerns are often voiced.


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It serves as a platform for new research in critical philosophy that examines the political, social, historical, anthropological, psychological, technological, religious. Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory explains why critical social theory matters in the real world and how intersectionality can achieve its potential as a tool for social action needed to transform the world for the better.

Once again, Patricia Hill Collins shines as a masterful scholar of. Sep 01,  · Critical theory explained and espoused Simpson ably introduces critical social theory, the German-born intellectual movement that has spawned sharp criticisms of modernity, its use of reason, and our highly technological, bureaucratic culture/5.

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In this accomplished, sophisticated and up-to-date account of the state of critical social theory today, Craig Browne explores the key concepts in critical theory (like critique, ideology, and alienation), and crucially, goes on to relate them to major contemporary developments such as globalization, social conflict and neo-liberal capitalism.

Critical Theory: Space, Society and Change GEOG - Graduate School of Geography, Clark University Professor Mark Davidson Course Description Nearly 75 years ago Max Horkheimer, echoing Marx, defined critical theory as distinguished by its attempt to critique and change society.

Critical theory is a school of thought which challenges dominant ways of exploring and explaining organizational phenomenon. It has its origins in the so-called 'Frankfurt School' and includes the Author: Brian Harney.

Critical theory This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator · Wikitext. Oct 15,  · The Frankfurt School was a group of scholars known for developing critical theory and popularizing the dialectical method of learning by interrogating society's contradictions.

It is most closely associated with the work of Max Horkheimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Erich Fromm, and Herbert Marcuse. Instead of offering one more sweeping generalization, Thomas Allmer goes the hard way and produces relevant, socially embedded research which is a necessary precondition for critical emancipation I warmly recommend Critical Theory and Social Media for two main reasons.

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Taking a critical theoretical approach that incorporates postmodern, feminist, structural, and postcolonial perspectives, the contributors. Horkheimer was one of the first and most important scholars associated with the Institute for Social Research, being appointed director of the school in and remaining in that position until his retirement in the late s.

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