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A Treatise on Social Theory

A Treatise on Social Theory
3 Volume Paperback Set

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  • Date Published: August 1997
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print September 2006
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9780521594592

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  • Now available in paperback as a set is Runciman's acclaimed trilogy on social theory. Volume one applies his methodological distinction between reportage, explanation, description, and evaluation, while volume two outlines the theory of social selection. The final volume examines the particular case of twentieth-century English society.

    • Highly acclaimed trilogy, applying original social theory
    • Volumes I and II widely praised as 'remarkable', 'magisterial' and 'a bravura performance'
    • Well known and highly respected author, Runciman known not only for social theory but also for leading the Commission on Social Justice, and chairing The Royal Commission on Criminal Justice
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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 1997
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9780521594592
    • length: 1222 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 68 mm
    • weight: 1.818kg
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print September 2006
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: the case of twentieth-century England
    2. The case reported
    3. The case explained
    4. The case described
    5. The case evaluated.

  • Author

    Walter Garrison Runciman, Trinity College, Cambridge

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