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This International Sociological Association Handbook presents and tracks the transformation of the societies and social relations that characterize the twenty-first century. The volume is organized around a conceptualization of three processes that are fundamental to the analyses of micro, meso and macro social relations: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation. Case studies discuss and contextualize debates within an international overview of relevant literature incorporating material about North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Chapter 2: Alienation: Critique and Alternative Futures
Alienation: Critique and Alternative Futures
The burden of this chapter is to show how, despite a multiplicity of interpretations and a great number of conceptual critiques, alienation theory remains a valuable analytical tool in the social sciences. By looking at social reality in the twenty-first century with ...