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PAGES
736 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
28 MAR 2017

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Written by a leading sociologist of Scotland, this ground-breaking new introduction is a comprehensive account of the social, political, economic and cultural processes at work in contemporary Scottish society. At a time of major uncertainty and transformation The New Sociology of Scotland explores every aspect of Scottish life. Placed firmly in the context of globalisation, the text: examines a broad range of topics including race and ethnicity, social inequality, national identity, health, class, education, sport, media and culture, among many others. looks at the ramifications of recent political events such as British General Election of 2015, the Scottish parliament election of May 2016, and the Brexit referendum of June 2016.uses learning features such as further reading and discussion questions to stimulate students to engage critically with issues raised. Written in a lucid and accessible style, The New Sociology of Scotland is an indispensable guide for students of sociology and politics.

CONTENTS

When Was Scotland?Making Modern Scotland: The Story of the Twentieth CenturyWhat is Scotland?Scotland's PeopleThe Scottish Way of DeathWho Runs Scotland?Inequality, Poverty and PowerMaking a LivingSocial Class and Social OpportunityScottish Education and Scottish Society - Lindsay PatersonGendering ScotlandSocial Order: Crime and Justice in Scotland - Susan McVie'Race' and Ethnicity in ScotlandReligion: Have Scots Become Godless People? - Steve BruceBelonging: Placing People'Nothing But Heather': Scotland as CountryWilful Fragments: Charactersing Scottish CultureNational Identity: Who Do We Think We Are?Politics and National Identity'My Granny was a Mctavish': Claiming Diaspora IdentityPlaying for the NationSeeing Ourselves: The Media in ScotlandScotland and Stuff: The Sociology of Consumption and Life styleScotland and the WorldEpilogueAppendix: Timeline, 1900-2016