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SOCIOLOGY

PAPERBACK BY FULCHER, JAMES (HONORARY UNIVERSITY FELLOW, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER); SCOTT, JOHN (PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, AND PRO VICE-CHANCELLOR (RESEARCH), UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH)

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ISBN
9780199563753
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
912 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
17 MAR 2011

DESCRIPTION

The fourth edition of Fulcher and Scott provides an authoritative and theoretically grounded approach to sociology, covering both classic and contemporary research. It provides the context for debate and discussion that enables students to develop their critical awareness skills. Contemporary issues such as child abuse are backed with recent research, whilst the student-centred approach adopted in this edition looks at popular culture and recent developments such as social networking and online identities. A system of consistent cross-referencing and signposting signals where topics are explored to allow easy navigation of the text. Clear links between the main text and learning features emphasize the relevance of these features. A wealth of features support students and teachers. Online Resources For students Case studies: each chapter has a case study that draws on recent sociological research and news from the popular media with questions MCQs: bank of self-marking multiple-choice questions for each chapter Web links: series of annotated web links organised by chapter Interactive revision activities Information and advice on careers: to provide guidance on careers available to students of sociology and links to sources of further information. This expands on the information on careers provided in chapter 1. For lecturers Further collection of case studies for group tutorial work and assignments, accompanied by critical thinking questions Bank of essay and short answer questions for each chapter. PowerPoint slides for lecturer presentations arranged by chapter. Comprehensive Instructor's Manual, includes lecturer outline and teaching activities. Guide to discussion points at the end of each chapter.

CONTENTS

PART ONE - THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY: THEORIES AND METHODS; PART TWO - SOCIAL IDENTITIES; PART THREE - CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, AND BELIEF; PART FOUR - SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL; PART FIVE - PRODUCTION, INEQUALITIES, AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS