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The Resource Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences : Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions

Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences : Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions

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Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences : Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions
Title
Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences
Title remainder
Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Post-modernism offers a revolutionary approach to the study of society: in questioning the validity of modern science and the notion of objective knowledge, this movement discards history, rejects humanism, and resists any truth claims. In this comprehensive assessment of post-modernism, Pauline Rosenau traces its origins in the humanities and describes how its key concepts are today being applied to, and are restructuring, the social sciences. Serving as neither an opponent nor an apologist for the movement, she cuts through post-modernism's often incomprehensible jargon in order to offer all
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Rosenau, Pauline Vaillancourt
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Postmodernism
  • Social sciences
  • Social movements
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Postmodernism
  • Social movements
  • Social sciences
Label
Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences : Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; GLOSSARY OF POST-MODERN TERMS; ONE: Into the Fray: Crisis, Continuity, and Diversity; TWO: Abandoning the Author, Transforming the Text, and Re-orienting the Reader; THREE: Subverting the Subject; FOUR: Humbling History, Transforming Time, and Garbling Geography (Space); FIVE: A Theory of Theory and the Terrorism of Truth; SIX: Repudiating Representation; SEVEN: Epistemology and Methodology: Post-Modern Alternatives; EIGHT: Post-Modern Political Orientations and Social Science; NINE: Elements for an Assessment; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn699474631
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (250 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400820610
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw850
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699474631
Label
Post-Modernism and the Social Sciences : Insights, Inroads, and Intrusions
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE; GLOSSARY OF POST-MODERN TERMS; ONE: Into the Fray: Crisis, Continuity, and Diversity; TWO: Abandoning the Author, Transforming the Text, and Re-orienting the Reader; THREE: Subverting the Subject; FOUR: Humbling History, Transforming Time, and Garbling Geography (Space); FIVE: A Theory of Theory and the Terrorism of Truth; SIX: Repudiating Representation; SEVEN: Epistemology and Methodology: Post-Modern Alternatives; EIGHT: Post-Modern Political Orientations and Social Science; NINE: Elements for an Assessment; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn699474631
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (250 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400820610
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw850
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699474631

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