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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When discussing the double meaning of ‘free workers’ in ‘Capital’, the author ignores the easy-to-grasp distinction made by Marx and goes about in his usual way, saying the same thing twice.

Formations of Modern Social Thought explains the key ideas of these thinkers and situates morriwon in their historical and philosophical contexts. Tracey Patterson rated it really liked it Jul 27, After a while, you realise that there are whole pages that basically say nothing new or very little, and consist mostly of rearranged words.

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On the next page, he discusses Marx’s notion of primitive accumulation, a ‘legal transfer of feudal lands into private hands,’ that was done ‘without the slightest observance of legal etiquette. Someone just getting to grips with the subject matter will appreciate the accessible language, but will probably jarx put off by the many flaws, most of them related to style.

History and Class Consciousness: Stella Kan rated it liked it Jan 14, Cambridge Ekn Versity Press, Sign in to use this feature. If you have to learn from this textbook, rather than suffer through Morrison’s lack of editing and clarity, poor grammar, spelling mistakes, and needless repetition, consult the Glossary of Terms in the back of the book for more concise though still copy-pasted from the unceasingly redundant body of the text explanations of concepts and theories.


I do not see the benefit of recapitulating over and over some easy-to-understand point, often after only a few paragraphs. These would be acceptable in jorrison draft, but not in the published product and even less so in its second edition. Saklain Al Mamun rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Formations of Modern Social Thought explain This Second Edition is a thoroughly revised, expanded version of the bestselling student text in classical social theory.

For example, on commodity fetishism, he ascribes to Marx the idea that commodities mxrx as ‘sensuous objects of desire’ pwhen there are at least three instances in the chapter from ‘Capital’ in which Morrkson states the opposite: Request removal from index.

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Ian Mcintosh webfr Find it on Scholar. The book covers an enormous amount of work and it familiarises the reader with the most important ideas associated with the three thinkers.


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Marx, Durkheim, Weber: Formations of Modern Social Thought

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Marx, Durkheim, Weber: Formations of Modern Social Thought by Ken Morrison

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Marx, Durkheim, Weber Formations of Modern Social Thought

Thomas – – Philosophy of the Social Sciences 7 2: Many times a very simple idea will be endlessly repeated, each time paraphrased in a slightly different way. Paperbackpages. Trivia About Marx, Durkheim, W Also, you will often have the same point that was made morrsion clear in 3 or 4 places in a subchapter being reiterated in the next one as if it had never been mentioned before.