Forms of Explanation: Rethinking the Questions in Social Theory (Rethinking the Questions of Social Theory)

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ISBN 10
0300049021 
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9780300049022 
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New edition 
Publication Year
1990 
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197 
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What makes one explanation better than another?  How can we tell when an explanation has really answered our question?  In a lively and readable discussion, Garfinkel argues that the key to understanding an explanation is to discover what question is really being answered.  He then suggests criteria for a good explanation and goes on to examine some classic explanations in social and natural science.  - from Amzon 
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