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Touraine is one of the leading social thinkers in the world today and many of his books have been published in English.In this book Touraine presents a new theoretical framework for understanding the contemporary world. It is a broad theoretical work which seeks to make sense of everyday experience at the beginning of the 21st century.This is a major new theoretical work by one of the leading sociologists in the world today.A great reference book for those studying sociology and social theory at any level.
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Alain Touraine (French: [tuʁɛn]; born 3 August 1925) in Hermanville-sur-Mer) is a French sociologist. He is research director at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, where he founded the Centre d'étude des mouvements sociaux.