Alain Touraine

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Psychology Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 381 pages
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The 17 essays in this volume discuss the work of Alain Touraine and consider his contribution to the social sciences. The text includes his most recent thinkings on the market and communities, social conflict, democracy social movements, history and culture, politics, Hell, and liberty.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Sociologue du Travail Proudhonian Pessimist
17
Evidence from
33
Touraine and the Method of Sociological Intervention
55
Some Questions of Theory Method
77
A Modernist Look at Post
93
Situating Alain
111
The Study of Solidarity and the Social Theory of Alain Touraine
127
Alain Touraine and Social
173
Secularizing Updating
205
Alain Touraines Conceptions of Modernity
235
Social Action and the Production of Society
251
Modernity the Subject and the Subversion of Sociology
275
A Sociology of the Subject
291
Alain Touraine
343
List of Contributors
363

A Second Look at Confrontational Adaptation
145
Politics the Political and the Theory of Social Movements
159

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