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Social theory today

Social theory today

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Published by Polity in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Anthony Giddens and Jonathan H. Turner.
    ContributionsGiddens, Anthony., Turner, Jonathan H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 428 p. :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16919111M
    ISBN 10074560210X

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    Pierre Bourdieu (–) was born to a working-class family in a small village in southern France called Denguin. Bourdieu’s father was a small farmer turned postal worker with little formal education, but he encouraged a young Bourdieu to pursue the best educational opportunities his country had to offer. This book identifies and explains in a highly accessible manner the absolute value of social theory for social work. Drawing on the theoretical ideas and perspectives of a wide range of classical and modern social theorists, the book demonstrates the insights their work can bring to bear on a wide range of social work practice scenarios, issues.

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