Sociology for Everyone

Sociology for Everyone

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This second edition includes case studies and GCSE and 'A' level questions, it will prove useful to all beginning students, including college more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 24mm | 698.54g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 074560708X
  • 9780745607085

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a Easy to read and refreshingly free from jargon.a Nursing Times a ... one of the most exciting, stimulating introductory texts I have read. Imaginatively written, attractively presented, it requires the student to a doa sociology and to make sense of the social world.a N.U.T. Educationshow more

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Following the successful publication of the first edition, this new edition updates the factual context of the volume and includes many new case studies and topic areas. In addition, new GCSE and 'A' level questions are incorporated and these should prove useful to all beginning students, including college students. The volume covers the major areas of interest in sociology including the family, infant care, divorce, class, politics, industrial relations, gender, race, ageing, education, medicine, urbanism, deviance, the mass media, and research (which includes a section on GCSE course work). At the end of each chapter there are exercises, self-examination questions, post-exam questions, discussions, case studies and more

About Martin Joseph

Martin Joseph has taught Sociology for 11 years and is the author of Sociology for Business (Polity Press, 1989).show more

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. The Family. 2. Infant Care. 3. Education. 4. Adolescence. 5. Divorce. 6. Old People. 7. Medicine. 8. Urban Sociology. 9. Deviance. 10. Religion. 11. Political Sociology. 12. Womena s Rights. 13. Racial Discrimination. 14. The Mass Media. 15. The Sociology of Work: I and II. 16. Social Theory and Methods. 17. Conversations with Skeptics and more

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