Sociology, 7e & Sociology: Introductory Readings, 3e Set

Sociology, 7e & Sociology: Introductory Readings, 3e Set

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Now available in a discounted bundle, buy the exciting new seventh edition of Anthony Giddens and Philip W. Sutton 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.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 2 pages
  • 198 x 260 x 78mm | 3,432g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7 Rev ed
  • 0745670717
  • 9780745670713

Table of contents

Sociology, 7th edition


1 What is Sociology?

2 Asking and Answering Sociological Questions

3 Theories and Perspectives

4 Globalization and Social Change

5 The Environment

6 Cities and Urban Life

7 Work and the Economy

8 Social Interaction and Everyday Life

9 The Life Course

10 Families and Intimate Relationships

11 Health, Illness and Disability

12 Stratification and Social Class

13 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare

14 Global Inequality

15 Gender and Sexuality

16 Race, Ethnicity and Migration

17 Religion

18 The Media

19 Organizations and Networks

20 Education

21 Crime and Deviance

22 Politics, Government and Social Movements

23 Nations, War and Terrorism


Sociology: Introductory Readings, 3rd edition

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 Sociology
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About Philip W. Sutton

Anthony Giddens is the former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is now a member of the House of Lords. He is a very influential sociologist and social theorist, and his many books include
The Third Way and
The Consequences of Modernity.

Philip W. Sutton is an independent researcher, formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.
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