Bite Size Theory: The Way We Argue Now

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“If anyone else had published the second and third volumes of the History of Sexuality, they would have had little to no impact on the theoretical domains of literary and cultural theory in the U.S. academy.”

Amanda Anderson, 2006, The Way We Argue Now: A Study in the Cultures of Theory. Princeton, Princeton University Press, p. 121.

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Associate Professor of Sociology, Environmental Studies, and Science and Technology Studies at Penn State, Nicholas mainly writes about understanding the scientific study of states and, thus, it is namely about state theory. Given his training in sociology and STS, he takes a decidedly STS-oriented approach to state theory and issues of governance.

6 thoughts on “Bite Size Theory: The Way We Argue Now

  1. heh, would say they have had little to no impact but point taken, as we’ve been discussing in terms of never been pomo the death of author-ity was more prescriptive (more wishful thinking) than descriptive.

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