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Social theory as politics in knowledge

Social theory as politics in knowledge

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Published by JAI in Oxford, UK .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jennifer M. Lehmann.
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LC ClassificationsHM
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 356 p. ;
Number of Pages356
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Open LibraryOL22724151M
ISBN 10076231236X

Oct 14,  · 6 The Problem of the Social Sciences in Africa 1 The Problem of the Social Sciences in Africa 2 Rethinking Transitions to Capitalism 3 Knowledge Production in Africa 4 Anthropological Nature and the Possibility of Critique 5 Critical-Practical Thought 6 The Human as Subject and Object 7 A Theory of Human Development 8 Coda Bibliography IndexAuthor: Elleni Centime Zeleke. Sep 16,  · Butin some places it suggests a rethinking of important substantiveissues, and in a few cases, I hope, new lines of inquiry. In sum, the title of this book contains a double reference: the book isabout ``social theory in general and, more speci®cally, about a more``social theory of international politics than Neorealism or Neo-liberalism.

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