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Sociology: A Global Introduction
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SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL INTRODUCTION

PAPERBACK BY MACIONIS, JOHN J.; PLUMMER, KENNETH

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ISBN
9780132051583
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EDITION
4TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION (US)
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
1000 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUL 2008

DESCRIPTION

Sociology: A Global Introduction, with its international outlook and cultural diversity, represents a unique and complete learning resource for sociology students worldwide. Each chapter addresses a new change in society, and reveals how progress in society often comes at a price. This text has been fully updated to include the latest key debates, topics and data, and also highlights the importance of technology in contemporary social life.

CONTENTS

Part 1: Introducing Sociology1. The Sociological Imagination2. Thinking Sociologically, Thinking Globally3. Doing Social Science: an Introduction to MethodInterlude 1 : SportPart 2: The Foundations of Society: From Macro to Micro4. Societies5. Culture6. Groups, Organisations and the Rise of the Network Society7. Micro-sociology: the Social Construction of Everyday LifeInterlude 2: FoodPart 3: The Unequal World: Social Divisions, Social Inequalities and Social Exclusion8. Social Divisions and Social Stratification 9. Global Inequalities and Poverty10. Class, Poverty and Welfare11. Racism, Ethnicities and Migration12. The Gender Order and Sexualities13. Children and Later Life14. DisabilityInterlude 3: YouthPart 4: Social Structures, Social Practices and Social Institutions15. Economies, Work and Consumption16. Power, Governance and Social Movements17. Control, Crime and Deviance18. Families, Households and Personal Cultures19. Religion and Belief20. Education21. Health, Medicine and Well Being22. Communication and the New Media23. Science, Cyberspace and the Risk SocietyInterlude 4: BiographyPart 5: Social Change and the 21st Century24. Populations, Cities and the Space of Things to Come25. Social Change and the Environment26. Living in the 21st CenturyInterlude 5: EpiloguePart 6: The Sociology Resource