Public sociology: from social facts to literary acts

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Apr 26, 2000 - Social Science - 295 pages
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This pathbreaking book offers a fundamental enriching of method far beyond the scope of research methodology textbooks. It looks at sociology as a social act-as writing-in arguing for a public sociology that can more fully embrace and address crucial public issues. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Ben Agger, Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Arlington, is the author of many previous books on media and critical theory, including "Postponing the Postmodern: Sociological Practices, Selves, and Theories" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002).

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