Giddens Sociology: AND Sociology Reader, 3r.ed

Giddens Sociology: AND Sociology Reader, 3r.ed

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Now available in a discounted bundle, buy the exciting new sixth edition of Anthony Giddens's Sociology alongside the specially tailored and revised selection of key sociological works in Sociology: Introductory Readings. The main textbook provides an authoritative overview of recent global developments and new ideas in sociology. Classic debates are also given careful coverage, with even the most complex ideas explained in an engaging way. The reader offers a stimulating and wide-ranging set of readings to enable students to get to grips with original sociological thinking. A strong emphasis has been placed on creating a productive mixture of classic and contemporary readings which is highly readable and lively, yet remains challenging. Together the two books provide an engaging and thorough introduction to the full scope of sociology - a comprehensive resource for all students. For additional support and material, please visit the accompanying website at: http://www.politybooks.com/giddens6show more

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  • Paperback | 1608 pages
  • 202 x 269 x 75mm | 3,646g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6. Aufl.
  • 0745634508
  • 9780745634500
  • 2,172,705

About Anthony Giddens

Anthony Giddens is former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Philip W. Sutton is formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.show more

Table of contents

Sociology 6e 1. What is Sociology?. 2. Asking and Answering Sociological Questions. 3. Theories and Perspectives in Sociology. 4. Globalization and the Changing World. 5. The Environment. 6. Cities and Urban Life. 7. Social Interaction and Everyday Life. 8. The Life-Course. 9. Families and Intimate Relationships. 10. Health, Illness and Disability. 11. Stratification and Class. 12. Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare. 13. Global Inequality. 14. Sexuality and Gender. 15. 'Race', Ethnicity and Migration. 16. Religion. 17. The Media. 18. Organizations and Networks. 19. Education. 20. Work and Economic Life. 21. Crime and Deviance. 22. Politics, Government and Social Movements. 23. Nations, War and Terrorism Sociology: Introductory Readings 3e Introduction - The Sociological Perspective PART 1 Theories of Society PART 2 Research Methods PART 3 Natural and Urban Environments PART 4 Institutions and Organizations PART 5 Social Inequalities PART 6 Relationships and the Life-course PART 7 Interaction and Communication PART 8 Health and the Body PART 9 Crime and Deviance PART 10 Political Sociologyshow more

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