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Sociology After Postmodernism

David Owen
Sociology After Postmodernism

Sociology After Postmodernism

David Owen

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Postmodernism is frequently described as dealing a death-blow to sociology. This book, however, argues that it is a mistake to conceive postmodernism in terms of a fatal attack upon what sociologists do. ^The contributors locate the identity of sociology after' postmodernism as a contested site which opens up the possibility of re-imagining the enterprise of sociology. They show how this re-imagination might be conducted and trace some of the key potential consequences.

- Publisher This is an examination of the effect that postmodernism has had upon sociological thought. Individual chapters address the topics of class, gender, race, criminology, deviance, law, culture, sexuality, emotion, medicine, science, and technology.

- Publisher INTRODUCTION The Postmodern Challenge to Sociology - David Owen CLASS Inequality after Class - Malcolm Waters GENDER Feminism, Postmodernism and the Sociology of Gender - Samantha Ashenden RACE AND ETHNICITY Racism and Postmodernism: Towards a Theory of Practice - Paul Connolly CRIMINOLOGY AND DEVIANCE Late-Modern Criminology - Nigel South `Late' as in `Dead' or `Modern' as in `New' LAW Law, Politics and the Social Sciences - Alan Hunt SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY The Sociology of Science and Technology after Relativism - Ralph Schroeder CULTURE AND MEDIA Social Theory and Cultural Studies - Douglas Kellner SEXUALITY Sex after `Sexuality' - Arlene Stein From Sexology to Post-Structuralism AFFECTIVITY Somatology - Sean Watson and Peter Jowers Sociology and the Visceral MEDICINE AND THE BODY Body Amnesia - Comments on Corporeality - Thomas Osborne HISTORY AND POLITICS Sociology after Society - Mitchell Dean

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Postmodernism is frequently described as dealing a death-blow to sociology. This book, however, argues that it is a mistake to conceive postmodernism in terms of a fatal attack upon what sociologists do. ^The contributors locate the identity of sociology after' postmodernism as a contested site which opens up the possibility of re-imagining the enterprise of sociology. They show how this re-imagination might be conducted and trace some of the key potential consequences.
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This is an examination of the effect that postmodernism has had upon sociological thought. Individual chapters address the topics of class, gender, race, criminology, deviance, law, culture, sexuality, emotion, medicine, science, and technology.
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INTRODUCTION The Postmodern Challenge to Sociology - David Owen CLASS Inequality after Class - Malcolm Waters GENDER Feminism, Postmodernism and the Sociology of Gender - Samantha Ashenden RACE AND ETHNICITY Racism and Postmodernism: Towards a Theory of Practice - Paul Connolly CRIMINOLOGY AND DEVIANCE Late-Modern Criminology - Nigel South `Late' as in `Dead' or `Modern' as in `New' LAW Law, Politics and the Social Sciences - Alan Hunt SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY The Sociology of Science and Technology after Relativism - Ralph Schroeder CULTURE AND MEDIA Social Theory and Cultural Studies - Douglas Kellner SEXUALITY Sex after `Sexuality' - Arlene Stein From Sexology to Post-Structuralism AFFECTIVITY Somatology - Sean Watson and Peter Jowers Sociology and the Visceral MEDICINE AND THE BODY Body Amnesia - Comments on Corporeality - Thomas Osborne HISTORY AND POLITICS Sociology after Society - Mitchell Dean
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David Owen

David Owen plays in a weekly foursome, takes mulligans off the first tee, practices intermittently at best, wore a copper wristband because Steve Ballesteros said so, and struggles for consistency even though his swing is consistent -- just mediocre. He is a staff writer for "The New Yorker, " a contributing editor to "Golf Digest, " and a frequent contributor to "The Atlantic Monthly." His other books include "The First National Bank of Dad, The Chosen One, The Making of the Masters, " and "My Usual Game." He lives in Washington, Connecticut. A

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  • Catalogue Code 157136
  • Product Code 0803975155
  • EAN 9780803975156
  • Pages 240
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date Mar 1997
  • Dimensions 231 x 156 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.386kg

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