As a practical commentary on the liberal social theory
which he had just favoured me by illustrating, Mr.
I am afraid the picture was lost upon Newman, but Madame de Bellegarde was, in fact, at this moment a striking image of the dignity which--even in the case of a little time-shrunken old lady--may reside in the habit of unquestioned authority and the absoluteness of a social theory
favorable to yourself.
His afterward reflects on developments since the previous editions, emphasizing how "the 'absent-presence' of the body in social theory
, the relationship between body and self-identity, and the question of how to advance theoretically the study of the body are linked issues.
For all these reasons, although the Camaroffs' Of Revelation and Revolution is an interesting and valuable contribution to social theory
, Crais's book is in my view the better model for the historian.
Chapters originated at the 2014 Conference of the International Social Theory
Consortium, held at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
This collection of 10 essays explores the uses of social theory
for understanding ancient Israelite religion and culture.
By highlighting the irreducible particularities of rural communities in the past, Magagna has written a book deeply informed by historical consciousness as well as contemporary social theory
The book emphasizes social theory
, particularly that of Max Weber, who developed the concept of patrimonialism to explore political systems in which rulers exert power on the basis of family and kinship ties, patron-client relations, and chains of personal allegiances, with few formal rules and regulations.
He outlines Whitehead's philosophy; the challenges it makes; and the opportunities it offers social theory
regarding a specific set of problems and concerns: realism and causation, value, subjectivity, the body, sexual difference, and capitalism.
Author Mahoney applies social theory
to issues of food production and consumption.
The texts of French social thought have been decontextualized, de-historicized, and neutralized as they have been appropriated in Anglophone contexts, says Robbins (international social theory
for Today: making Sense of Social Worlds