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  1. Recommended Reading 20 items
    You may wish to acquire a general book that provides some background on all, or most themes we cover. I do not prescribe what exactly you should use for your general or background reading, as the course does not ‘follow a textbook’. You need to choose for yourself, which book to get (if any).
    1. Beginning classical social theory - Marcel Stoetzler 2017

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    2. Education and the Spirit of Time: Historical, Global and Critical Reflections 2006

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    3. The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology - George Ritzer January 3, 2007 (Hardcover)

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    4. The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory 4 Jun. 2018

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    5. The Palgrave handbook of critical theory / Michael J. Thompson, editor 2017

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    6. Feminist contentions: a philosophical exchange 1995

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    7. Enlightened women: modernist feminism in a postmodern age - Alison Assiter 1996

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    8. Critical models: interventions and catchwords - Theodor W. Adorno ©2005

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    9. Situationist International anthology - Ken Knabb 2006

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    10. Bauman and contemporary sociology: a critical analysis - Ali Rattansi 2017

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    11. Why I am not a feminist: a feminist manifesto - Jessa Crispin 2017

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    12. Debord, Time and History - Tom Bunyard 01/01/2011

      Article Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    13. Contemporary social theory: an introduction - Anthony Elliott 2014

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    14. Contested knowledge: social theory today - Steven Seidman 2013

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    15. Sociological theory in the contemporary era: text and readings - Scott Appelrouth, Laura Desfor Edles 2016

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    16. Modern social theory: from Parsons to Habermas - Ian Craib 1992

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    17. Contemporary sociological theory - Craig J. Calhoun 2012

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    18. Critical social theory: culture, history, and the challenge of difference - Craig J. Calhoun 1995

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    19. The political theory of Judith N. Shklar: exile from exile - Andreas Hess 2014

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

  2. Seminar Reading 1 item
    1. On Stupidity in Football

      Article Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

  3. Seminar Reading 1 item
    Week 1: General introduction; the concept of ‘society’ according to Adorno
    1. Critical theory and society: a reader - Stephen Eric Bronner, Douglas Kellner 1989

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

  4. Seminar Reading 2 items
    Week 2 : Herbert Marcuse
    1. Eros and civilization: a philosophical inquiry into Freud - Herbert Marcuse 1966

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

    2. The Essential Frankfurt school reader - Andrew Arato, Eike Gebhardt 1982

      Book Argymhellir ei ddarllen - Recommended Reading

  5. Seminar Reading 3 items
    Week 3: Jürgen Habermas
    1. Critical theory and society: a reader - Stephen Eric Bronner, Douglas Kellner 1989

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 136-142

    2. Knowledge and human interests - Jürgen Habermas, Jeremy J. Shapiro 1972

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 308-317

    3. Disrespect: the normative foundations of critical theory - Axel Honneth 2007

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 : Pages 63-79 (Additional Reading)

  6. Seminar Reading 2 items
    Week 4: Louis Althusser
    1. Lenin and philosophy, and other essays - Louis Althusser, Ben Brewster 1971

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 127-186 - If you cannot read it all, read at least from page 148-57 (On the Reproduction of the Relations of Production) and 170-83 (Ideology interpellates Individuals as Subjects and An Example: The Christian Religious Ideology). However: the more you read of it, the more you will understand it!

    2. Food and culture: a reader - Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik c2013

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 Pages 154-172

  7. Seminar Reading 3 items
    Week 5: Michel Foucault
    1. Politics, philosophy, culture: interviews and other writings, 1977-1984 - Michel Foucault, Lawrence D. Kritzman 1988

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 96-109

    2. Politics, philosophy, culture: interviews and other writings, 1977-1984 - Michel Foucault, Lawrence D. Kritzman 1988

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 110-124

    3. Language, counter-memory, practice: selected essays and interviews - Michel Foucault, Donald Fernand Bouchard, Sherry Simon 1977

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 218-233

  8. Seminar Reading 5 items
    Week 6: Feminist standpoint theories and the concept of intersectionality
    1. Contextualizing Feminism: Gender, Ethnic and Class Divisions - Floya Anthias and Nira Yuval-Davis 1983

      Article Testyn Craidd - Core Text

    2. Intersectionality and Feminist Politics - N. Yuval-Davis 01/08/2006

      Article Testyn Craidd - Core Text

    3. Contested knowledge: social theory today - Steven Seidman 2008

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 : Pages 199-261

    4. The disobedient generation: social theorists in the sixties - Alan Sica, Stephen P. Turner 2005

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 : Pages 94-113

  9. Seminar Reading 1 item
    Week 8: John Holloway’s anti-structuralist Marxism
    1. On How to Make Adorno Scream: Some Notes on John Holloway's Change the World without Taking Power - Marcel Stoetzler 01/12/2005

      Article Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617

  10. Seminar Reading 3 items
    Week 9: Pierre Bourdieu
    1. Distinction: a social critique of the judgement of taste - Pierre Bourdieu 1984

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 1-7 and 466-484.

    2. Mapping ideology - Slavoj Zizek 1994

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 : Pages 265-277

    3. In other words: essays toward a reflexive sociology - Pierre Bourdieu 1990

      Book Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading Darllen Ehangach - Wider Reading 201617 : Pages 106-119 and 123-139

  11. Seminar Reading 2 items
    Week 10: Zygmunt Bauman
    1. Modernity and the Holocaust - Zygmunt Bauman c1989

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text Pages 208-221

    2. Intimations of postmodernity - Zygmunt Bauman 1992

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : Pages 205-228

  12. Seminar Reading 1 item
    Week 11: World System Analysis
    1. Sociological theory in the contemporary era: text and readings - Scott Appelrouth, Laura Desfor Edles c2011

      Book Testyn Craidd - Core Text : 555-585 (introduction and excerpt from Wallerstein, ‘The Modern World-System as a Capitalist World Economy’, from his 2004 World-System Analysis: An Introduction)

  13. Seminar Reading 1 item
    Week 12: Historical Sociology
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