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The Foundations of Social Theory
This course will deal with the foundations of social theory, starting with the French and Scottish Enlightenments and the beginnings of a specifically sociological worldview. We will then move on toExpand
Challenging Knowledge: The University in the Knowledge Society
Drawing from current debates in social theory about the changing nature of knowledge, this book offers the most comprehensive sociological theory of the university that has yet appeared. The famousExpand
The cosmopolitan imagination: critical cosmopolitanism and social theory.
  • Gerard Delanty
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
  • 1 March 2006
As a methodologically grounded approach, critical cosmopolitan sociology has a very specific task: to discern or make sense of social transformation by identifying new or emergent social realities. Expand
Citizenship In A Global Age: Society, Culture, Politics
Part one Models of citizenship: the liberal theory of citizenship - rights and duties communitarian theories of citizenship - participation and identity the radical theories of politics - citizenshipExpand
The Cosmopolitan Imagination: The Renewal of Critical Social Theory
Gerard Delanty provides a comprehensive assessment of the idea of cosmopolitanism in social and political thought which links cosmopolitan theory with critical social theory. He argues thatExpand
Inventing Europe: Idea, Identity, Reality
This book is about how every age invented the idea of Europe in the mirror of its own identity: Europe is as much an idea as it is a reality, but it is also a contested idea and it was in adversityExpand
Rethinking Europe: Social Theory and the Implications of Europeanization
Dominant approaches to the transformation of Europe ignore contemporary social theory interpretations of the nature and dynamics of social change. Here, Delanty and Rumford argue that we need aExpand
Social Science: Beyond Constructivism and Realism
This concise and comprehensive volume provides an accessible overview of the main debates on the sociology and philosophy of the social sciences from the contemporary perspective of radicalExpand
Citizenship as a learning process: disciplinary citizenship versus cultural citizenship
A relatively neglected dimension of citizenship is learning processes. A theory of learning is outlined, distinguishing between individual learning processes and collective ones. Linking learning toExpand