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- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 54.00
This accomplished book provides a peerless account of the French tradition. It provides an overview of French social theory; divides French social theory into three coherent cycles: positivist, anthropological and Marxist; and situates the discussions of individuals and schools in the relevant social and political contexts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Auguste Comte is widely acknowledged as the founder of the science of sociology and the 'Religion of Humanity'. In this fascinating study, the first major reassessment of Comte?s sociology for many years, Mike Gane draws on recent scholarship and presents a new reading of this remarkable figure. Comte?s contributions to the history and philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.00
This radical appraisal of Durkheim's method, first published in 1988, argues that fundamental errors have been made in interpreting Durkheim. Mike Gane argues that to understand The Rules it is necessary also to understand the context of the French society in which the book was written. He explores the cultural and philosophical debates which raged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
The work of Michel Foucault, one of the most influential of modern French social theorists and philosophers, has had a dramatic and far-reaching effect on many disciplines. The essays in this reissued collection, originally published in 1986, present Foucault's work as an important contribution to the theoretical analysis of history, language and power.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
This book examines the interconnections of gender theory and lived gender relationships of some of the key social theorists of the classical period (1789 - 1920): Wollstonecraft, Godwin, Enfantin, Comte, Marx, Engels, Mill, Nietzsche, Durkheim and Weber. By recounting the confrontations of these theorists with the spectre of the new woman, and women's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 178.00
In this outstanding collection, Mike Gane brings together a selection of key articles on Durkheim and Mauss showing their points of convergence and divergence. Included here are Mauss's 'A sociological assessment of Bolshevism 1924-5' and his 'Letters on Communism, Fascism and Nazism'. This is an engrossing book not only for scholars and students of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
This major collection brings Foucault's later work into sharp focus and illustrates some of the ways in which it is informing developments in the social sciences. Concise, clear and wide-ranging it provides an essential accessory to the understanding one of the key thinkers in the twentieth century. more...