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Global Sociology
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GLOBAL SOCIOLOGY

PAPERBACK BY COHEN, ROBIN; KENNEDY, PAUL

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ISBN
9780230293748
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
3RD ED. 2012
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
488 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
02 NOV 2012

DESCRIPTION

The first, pioneering edition of Global Sociology put global issues at the heart if the sociological discussion. A lot has changed in the world since then: recessions and revolutions, social media and new migration networks have developed as causes and symptoms of an increasingly global society. This new edition is fully updated to explore just how these global issues can help us to understand sociology in our world today. Making clear connections between everyday experiences and global processes at each step, the third edition: - carefully guides you through essential and cutting-edge topics in the discipline - from family and feminism to environment and economy - introduces core theory and the great minds of the discipline with Global Thinkers biography boxes - supports your learning with study-friendly features, including Pause to Reflect questions, Key Concept highlights and Definition glossary boxes - offers extra online resources at http://www.palgrave.com/companion/Cohen-And-Kennedy-Global-Sociology/ With clear writing and infectious enthusiasm for its topic, this book remains the authority on global issues in sociology for students across the world.

CONTENTS

Introduction.- PART ONE: INTERPRETATIONS.- The Making of Global Sociology.- Thinking Globally.- Modernity and the Evolution of World Society.- Work, Production and Finance.- Political Sociology: Changing Nation-States.- PART TWO: DIVISIONS.- Global Inequalities: The Victims.- Class, Income and Wealth.- Gender and Sexualities.- Race, Ethnicity and Intersectionality.- Corporate Power and Social Responsibility.- Crime, Terrorism and Violence.- PART THREE: EXPERIENCES.- Population and Migration.- Globalization, Families and Social Change.- Consuming Culture.- Lifestyle and Leisure.- Media and the Digital Age.- Global Religions.- Urban Life.- PART FOUR: DYNAMICS AND CHALLENGES.- Global Civil Society and Political Activism.- Towards an Environmentally Safe World.- Identities and Belonging.- Conclusion: Global Uncertainties and Ways Forward.