This concise text, covers both classical and contemporary social thought. It traces the major schools of thought over the past 150 years as they appear and reappear in different chapters and looks at important new voices in social theory. The treatment of individual theories and theorists is balanced with the development of key themes and ideas about social life.

Society and Gender: Gilman and Webb

Society and Gender: Gilman and Webb

Society and gender: Gilman and webb

In the early 1800s, Harriet Martineau wrote about society from both a theoretical and methodological perspective. A generation later, three things were happening in Europe and the United States with regard to women and gender. First, Western women were actively seeking rights that had been denied them, such as property ...

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