CURRENT BASKET VALUE
£0.00
ABOUT THIS EBOOK
Global Sociology
£35.99

NB: eBook is only available for a single-user licence (i.e. not for multiple / networked users).

GLOBAL SOCIOLOGY

EBOOK BY COHEN, ROBIN /KENNEDY, P.;
ISBN
9781137272461
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
EDITION
3RD NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
DOWNLOAD NOW
FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
488 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
1 NOV 2012

DESCRIPTION

This comprehensive introduction to sociology, now in its third edition, explores the essential topics with a systematic global focus. Making clear connections between everyday experiences and global processes at each step, the book guides students through the key topics and themes in the discipline - from family and feminism to environment and economy. This student-friendly text introduces core theory and the great minds of sociology with Global Thinkers biography boxes and supports learning with engaging features, including Pause to Reflect questions, Key Concept highlights and Definition glossary boxes.

CONTENTS

Introduction PART I: 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 II: 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 III: EXPERIENCES Population and Migration Globalization, Families and Social Change Consuming Culture Lifestyle and Leisure Media and the Digital Age Global Religions Urban Life PART IV: DYNAMICS AND CHALLENGES Global Civil Society and Political Activism Towards an Environmentally Safe World Identities and Belonging Conclusion: Global Uncertainties and Ways Forward