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Social Theory and Analysis
A painting of Michel Foucault, a 20th century French philosopher and social theorist. Some of Foucault's work is read in this course. (Photo courtesy of kong niffe on Flickr. CC-BY-NC.)
Prof. Michael M.J. Fischer
21A.750J / STS.250J
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This course covers major theorists and theoretical schools since the late 19th century. Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Bourdieu, Levi-Strauss, Geertz, Foucault, Gramsci, and others.
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