Sociology

A Very Short Introduction

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ISBN:

9780192853806

Publication date:

23/10/2000

Paperback

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ISBN:

9780192853806

Publication date:

23/10/2000

Paperback

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Suitable for: Interested general readers; students and prospective students of sociology.

Rights:  OUP UK (Indian Territory)

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Description

Drawing on studies of social class, crime and deviance, work in bureaucracies, and changes in religious and political organizations, this Very Short Introduction explores the tension between the individual s role in society and society s role in shaping the individual, and demonstrates the value of sociology as a perspective for understanding the modern world.

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Table of contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 The Status of Sociology
  • 2 Social Constructions
  • 3 Causes and Consequences
  • 4 The Modern World
  • 5 The Imposters
  • Further Reading

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Features

  • Part of relaunch of Very Short Introductions seriesCompletely accessible to the newcomer; avoids perspectivitis of most introductory sociology booksSteve Bruce is a well-known popularizer of sociology, and has published several books with OUP

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Part of Very Short Introduction

Bruce Steve

Description

Drawing on studies of social class, crime and deviance, work in bureaucracies, and changes in religious and political organizations, this Very Short Introduction explores the tension between the individual s role in society and society s role in shaping the individual, and demonstrates the value of sociology as a perspective for understanding the modern world.

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Table of contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 The Status of Sociology
  • 2 Social Constructions
  • 3 Causes and Consequences
  • 4 The Modern World
  • 5 The Imposters
  • Further Reading

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