Organizing Modernity: Social Order and Social Theory

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In this important theoretical and empirical statement John Law argues against the purity of post--enlightenment political and social theory, and offers an alternative post--modern sociology. Arguing in favor of a sociology of verbs, he suggests that power, organizations, mind--body dualisms, and macro--micro distinctions may all be understood as the local performance of recursive modes of social ordering. Drawing on a range of theoretical traditions including actor--network theory, verstehende sociology, and the writing of ...

Organizing Modernity: Social Order and Social Theory 1993, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780631185130

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Organizing Modernity: Social Order and Social Theory 1993, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

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