The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology / Edition 1

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology / Edition 1

by George Ritzer
     
 

The BLACKWELL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIOLOGY is published in both print and online. Arranged across eleven volumes in A-Z format, it is the definitive reference source for students, researchers, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the

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The BLACKWELL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIOLOGY is published in both print and online. Arranged across eleven volumes in A-Z format, it is the definitive reference source for students, researchers, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. It provides:

  • Clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts
  • An essential reference for expert and newcomer alike, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics
  • Materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge
  • Introductions to sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe
  • Sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities
  • Timeline, lexicon by subject area, bibliography, and index

For further details on advisory editors and contributors together with a list of entries, go online to the Encyclopedia website: www.sociologyencyclopedia.com

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124331
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Pages:
6384
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 16.60(h) x 8.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Introduction.

Entries in alphabetical order (each volume A-E / F-K / etc) including cross references and further reading and ranging from 500-6000 words per entry.

Lexicon by subject area.

Bibliography.

Index

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