Table of contents for The new social theory reader / [edited by] Jeffrey C. Alexander and Steven Seidman.

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INTRODUCTION
Steven Seidman and Jeffrey C. Alexander
PART ONE
General theory without foundations
NEW CRITICAL THEORY
1. Jurgen Habermas
CONTRIBUTIONS TO A DISCOURSE THEORY OF LAW AND DEMOCRACY
2. Axel Honneth
PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISRESPECT
SEMIOTIC STRUCTURALISM
3. Marshall Sahlins
HISTORICAL METAPHORS AND MYTHICAL REALITIES
4. James Clifford
ON ETHNOGRAPHIC ALLEGORY
POSTSTRUCTURALISM
5. Michael Foucault
POWER/KNOWLEDGE
6. Pierre Bourdieu
OUTLINE OF A Theory of Practice
CULTURAL STUDIES
7. Stuart Hall
CULTURAL STUDIES
8. Frederic Jameson
THE POLITICAL UNCONSCIOUS: NARRATIVE AS A SOCIALLY SYMBOLIC ACT
PART TWO
The normative turn
JUSTICE
9. Michael Walzer 
A DEFENSE OF PLURALISM AND EQUALITY
10. John Rawls 
POLITICAL LIBERALISM
ETHICS
11. Alasdair MacIntyre 
WHOSE JUSTICE? WHICH RATIONALITY?
12. Zygmaunt Bauman 
POSTMODERN ETHICS
TRUTH
13. Richard Rorty 
PRAGMATISM, RELATIVISM, AND IRRATIONALISM
14. Seyla Benhabib 
FEMINISM AND THE QUESTION OF POSTMODERNISM
PART THREE
Rethinking power
PERFORMATIVITY
15. Judith Butler
IMITATION AND GENDER INSUBORDINATION
16. Jeffrey Alexander
PERFORMANCE AND POWER
DOMINATION/LIBERATION
17. Nancy Fraser
FROM REDISTRIBUTION TO RECOGNITION? 
18. David Halperin
QUEER POLITICS
BIOPOLITICS
19. Susan Bordo
THE BODY AND THE REPRODUCTION OF FEMININITY
20. Nicolas Rose
The POLITICS OF LIFE ITSELF
PART FOUR
SOCIETIES AND WORLD ORDER
POSTMODERNITY
21. Jean Baudrillard 
SIMULCRA AND SIMULATIONS 
22. David Harvey 
THE CONDITION OF POSTMODERNITY
CIVIL SOCIETY
23. Jean L. Cohen and Andrew Arato 
THE UTOPIA OF CIVIL SOCIETY
24. Mary Kaldor 
GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY
MULTICULTURALISM
25. Iris Marion Young 
JUSTICE AND THE POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE
26. Will Kymlicka 
MULTICULTURAL CITIZENSHIP
NATIONALISM
27. Benedict Anderson 
IMAGINED COMMUNITIES: REFLECTIONS ON THE ORIGIN AND SPREAD OF NATIONALISM
28. Partha Chatterjee 
WHOSE IMAGINED COMMUNITY?
WORLD POLITICS
29. Francis Fukuyama
THE END OF HISTORY
30. Samuel Huntington
THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS
GLOBALISATION
31. Manuel Castells 
A NEW SOCIETY
32. Ulrich Beck 
THE COSMOPOLITAN PERSPECTIVE
EMPIRE
33. Mahmood Mamdani
FROM DIRECT TO INDIRECT RULE
34. George Steinmetz
THE NEW U.S. EMPIRE
PART FIVE
Identities
SELF
35. Anthony Giddens 
SELF AND SOCIETY IN THE LATE MODERN AGE
36. Charles Taylor 
THE MAKING OF MODERN IDENTITY
GENDER
37. R.W. Connell 
GENDER AS A STRUCTURE OF SOCIAL PRACTICE 
38. Uma Narayan
WESTERNIZATION AND THIRD WORLD FEMINISM 
SEXUALITY
39. Diana Fuss 
HETERO/HOMOSEXUALITY
40. Steven Seidman 
SHIFTS IN NORMATIVE HETEROSEXUALITY
RACE
41. Michael Omi and Howard Winant 
RACIAL FORMATION
42. Ruth Frankenberg
THE MIRAGE OF AN UNMARKED WHITENESS
POSTCOLONIALITY
43. Edward Said 
ORIENTALISM
44. Paul Gilroy 
POSTCOLONIAL MELANCHOLIA

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sociology.