Sociology and Its Publics (Paperback)Terence C. Halliday (author)
Paperback 448 Pages
Sociology faces troubling developments as it enters its second century in the United States. A loss of theoretical coherence and a sense of disciplinary fragmentation, a decline in the quality of its recruits, the cooptation of its clients, a muted public voice, and sinking prestige in governmental circles-these are only a few of the trends signalling a need for renewed debate about how sociology is organized. In this volume, some of the most authoritative voices in the field confront these conditions, offering a variety of perspectives as they challenge sociologists to self-examination.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 595 g
Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 3 mm
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