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 students.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 172 x 243 x 22mm | 660g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 074560708X
  • 9780745607085

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Following the successful publication of the first edition, this newedition updates the factual context of the volume and includes manynew case studies and topic areas. In addition, new GCSE and 'A'level questions are incorporated and these should prove useful toall beginning students, including college students.

The volume covers the major areas of interest in sociologyincluding the family, infant care, divorce, class, politics, industrial relations, gender, race, ageing, education, medicine, urbanism, deviance, the mass media, and research (which includes asection on GCSE course work). At the end of each chapter there areexercises, self-examination questions, post-exam questions, discussions, case studies and projects.
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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 Others.
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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. Education
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About Martin Joseph

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