Sociology: A Global Introduction

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9780131287464: Sociology: A Global Introduction

Sociology: A Global Introduction is the most complete learning resource for introductory sociology students across Europe.

Written in a lively and engaging way, the new edition of this popular text will engage, excite and challenge students - encouraging them to understand core topics, critique existing arguments, move to the cutting edge and read further around the subject.

With a firm focus on UK/European society, issues are discussed in greater detail than in existing textbooks. Of particular significance is the book’s global perspective, looking at traditional, modern and postmodern society in a wider multicultural environment.

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Third edition


A Global Introduction

Sociology: a global introduction represents a unique and complete learning resource for sociology students worldwide. International in outlook and culturally wide-ranging, it addresses the fundamental issue of how the modern world may be dramatically changing.

Key features

  • Sociology is made immediate and real, through diverse examples, illustration and statistical evidence
  • A story is told. Consolidating previous editions’ successful organisation, a broad picture of societies and cultures developing over time is painted. The globalised world order of today is shown in its richness – full of contradiction, inequality and achievement.
  • Cutting-edge coverage and argument, firmly grounded in topical issues and current debates, bring the subject to life, engaging, exciting and challenging the reader 
  • A range of in-text features encourages students to identify core themes and theories, critique arguments, compare and contrast, and investigate further.
  • Extensive supplementary resources for lecturer and students assist and enrich teaching and learning

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to include latest debates and recent data
  • New material on sport, disability and youth culture
  • More on globalisation, consumption, identity and the body
  • New ‘Research in Action' feature presents methodology in context.

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Kenneth Plummer, John J. Macionis
Published by Prentice Hall (2005)
ISBN 10: 013128746X ISBN 13: 9780131287464
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013128746X

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