The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Sociology

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Sociology

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From anomy to Zeitgeist , this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of sociology available in a single volume. Designed to meet the needs of those new to the subject, it will also be invaluable to more advanced students. Over 2,500 clear, jargon-free entries give international coverage of terms, methods, and concepts, including biographical entries on major figures, and related terms for psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science. This book is intended for students of sociology at A-level and undergraduate level; teachers of sociology; students of other social science courses with a sociology component; interested general readers.show more

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  • Paperback | 581 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 33.02mm | 399.16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • line figures
  • 019285237X
  • 9780192852373

About Professor Gordon Marshall

Gordon Marshall is an Official Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford. He is also the author of Presbyteries and Profits (OUP, 1980).show more

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"I teach sociolinguistics and research methodology and much of what is included here is very useful. I like the cross referencing."--Karen Adams, Arizona State University"OUP's well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality dictionaries is maintained in this publication which manages to cover a huge subject matter in just one manageable and reasonable priced volume....This...will be an invaluable aid not only the students but to academic and professional sociologists, and indeed the public at large....Its coverage is huge but the entries are both inclusive and concise....The dictionary is an invaluable resource and should be on everyone's shelf."--Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare "I teach sociolinguistics and research methodology and much of what is included here is very useful. I like the cross referencing."--Karen Adams, Arizona State University "OUP's well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality dictionaries is maintained in this publication which manages to cover a huge subject matter in just one manageable and reasonable priced volume....This...will be an invaluable aid not only the students but to academic and professional sociologists, and indeed the public at large....Its coverage is huge but the entries are both inclusive and concise....The dictionary is an invaluable resource and should be on everyone's shelf."--Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare "I teach sociolinguistics and research methodology and much of what is included here is very useful. I like the cross referencing."--Karen Adams, Arizona State University "OUP's well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality dictionaries is maintained in this publication which manages to cover a huge subject matter in just one manageable and reasonable priced volume....This...will be an invaluable aid not only the students but to academic and professional sociologists, and indeed the public at large....Its coverage is huge but the entries are both inclusive and concise....The dictionary is an invaluable resource and should be on everyone's shelf."--Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare "I teach sociolinguistics and research methodology and much of what is included here is very useful. I like the cross referencing."--Karen Adams, Arizona State University"OUP's well-deserved reputation for publishing high quality dictionaries is maintained in this publication which manages to cover a huge subject matter in just one manageable and reasonable priced volume....This...will be an invaluable aid not only the students but to academic and professionalsociologists, and indeed the public at large....Its coverage is huge but the entries are both inclusive and concise....The dictionary is an invaluable resource and should be on everyone's shelf."--Journal of Sociology and Social Welfareshow more

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