Social Theory in the Real World
- Steven Miles - University of Brighton, UK, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Cultural Theory | Social Theory
The book identifies the key themes of contemporary social theory: mass society, postindustrialism, consumerism, postmodernism, McDonaldization, risk and globalization, and uses the insights of both classical and contemporary theorists of social change to highlight the potential of imaginative theorizing.
A core text for teachers and students.