9780198273240-019827324X-Individualism: Theories and Methods

Individualism: Theories and Methods

ISBN-13: 9780198273240
ISBN-10: 019827324X
Edition: 1
Publication date: 1990
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Format: Hardcover 352 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780198273240
ISBN-10: 019827324X
Edition: 1
Publication date: 1990
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Format: Hardcover 352 pages

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Acknowledged author wrote Individualism: Theories and Methods comprising 352 pages back in 1990. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 019827324X and 9780198273240. Since then Individualism: Theories and Methods textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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In recent years, the ability of holistic social theories to account for the rights, duties, and even reality of the individual, has been more and more often called into question. At the same time, interest in individualism in a variety of forms has been gaining ground, both as an object of study and as a methodology. This important collection brings together essays by eminent social scientists from several countries. They discuss the question of individualism from historical, methodological, hermeneutical, political, and sociological points of view and attempt to reconcile methodological individualism with the classical approach of sociological theory, based on collective identity. Together, the articles comprise a major contribution to a topical and widening debate.

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