Key Ideas in Sociology / Edition 2

Key Ideas in Sociology / Edition 2

by Peter Kivisto
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761988254

ISBN-13: 9780761988250

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Key Ideas in Sociology provides undergraduate and graduate students with a concise and intellectual account of ideas that have been developed over time by a variety of social thinkers. It is an ideal supplementary textbook for an idea-oriented introductory sociology course or for any social theory course.  See more details below

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Key Ideas in Sociology provides undergraduate and graduate students with a concise and intellectual account of ideas that have been developed over time by a variety of social thinkers. It is an ideal supplementary textbook for an idea-oriented introductory sociology course or for any social theory course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761988250
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Timeline
1Key Ideas About the Social World1
2Industrial Society: From the Satanic Mills to the Computer Age10
3Democracy: From the Fall of the Bastille to the Fall of the Berlin Wall46
4Individualism: The Tension Between Me and Us83
5Modernity: From the Promise of Modern Society to Postmodern Suspicions121
6Globalization: Key Ideas in a Global Framework155
Review Questions171
References175
Index193
About the Author203

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