During at least the past decade, violent controversy in what has become known as the "human sciences" has been generated, as perhaps never before, by the increasingly aggressive role played by theory. Murray Krieger was one of those largely instrumental in moving theory into that role. In The Institution of Theory, he examines, at once sympathetically and critically, the process by which theory has become institutionalized in the American academy and the consequences of theory as an academic institution. He traces the ...

The Institution of Theory 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848308

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