EDPS 360 (A2) Fall 2013

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What is social theory (I): Scoping the Social as a “Brother from Another Planet”

In Activities on September 16, 2013 at 11:15 am

One of the aims of this course is to help you develop your capacity to link theoretical concepts and the “real world,” and to use these analyses to formulate practical action. The activity below is designed to introduce you to the concept of social theory and to push you toward a more theoretically informed way of looking at the world. It will also prepare you for the first day of class.

Have a look at Visualizing the Social, the opening chapter of Anthony Woodiwiss’s (2005) excellent book Scoping the Social (2005). Part way through, Woodiwiss writes that… Read the rest of this entry »

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