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GLOBAL SOCIOLOGY

EBOOK BY COHEN, ROBIN /KENNEDY, PAUL;
ISBN
9781137272461
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EDITION
3RD NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
488 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
2 NOV 2012

DESCRIPTION

From religion to recession and social media to corporate power, this third edition continues to be the authority on global issues in contemporary society. Combining updated discussion of global challenges with clear writing and an emphasis on critical thinking, Global Sociology will inspire today's students of global society across disciplines.

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