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Postmodernism and the social sciences

a thematic approach

by Robert Hollinger

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Published by Sage in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Hollinger.
    SeriesContemporary social theory ;, 4, Contemporary social theory (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) ;, 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM73 .H584 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1087589M
    ISBN 100803946376, 0803946384
    LC Control Number94011587

    Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Introduction Toward an Understanding of Postmodernism Modernity, the Enlightenment, and the Social Sciences Modernity Modernism Reason, Methods, Values From Critical Theory to Poststructuralism Postmodernism, Identity, and the Self Postmodernism and Society The Challenge From Critical Theory Postmodernism An . Apr 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Postmodernism: A Beginner's Guide book by Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart introduces the reader to all of the major figures and issues in the field, including Derrida, Baudrillard and Foucault, as well as explaining what makes Free shipping over $/5(2).

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