Rethinking Social Theory
- Roger Sibeon - University of Liverpool, UK
March 2004 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Roger Sibeon's distinctive new book forms part of a movement towards what many others have referred to as the `return' to sociological theory and method.
Offering both description and critique of contemporary theoretical and illustrative empirical materials, the goal of this book is a renewal of sociology and social theory that will facilitate worthwhile social knowledge that contributes to an understanding of the practical problems of making sense of social theory.
Agency-Structure and Micro-Macro
Link Between Theoretical Approaches
Three Major Contributors to Contemporary Sociological Theory
Social Action, Power and Interests
Spatial Dimensions of the Social
Towards an Integrated Metatheoretical and Methodological Framework