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Wandering-Absorption Theory: the challenges between theory and practice in the context of Iran

Hosseini F.S. AbdolHamed


This article is published in persian. It aims to question the applicability of the mainstream modern and western sociological theories for understanding contemporary socio-historical changes in the context of Iran as a third world (so-called developing) society. The inadequency of classical sociological theories of social changes, modern and critical theories and development theorties are discussed. A brief review of recent challenges and transplantations between "imported sences of modernity"...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article


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