Sociology and Critical Inquiry: The Work, Tradition, and Purpose / Edition 3

Sociology and Critical Inquiry: The Work, Tradition, and Purpose / Edition 3

by John Walton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534204007

ISBN-13: 9780534204006

Pub. Date: 02/22/1993

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Focusing on the roots of historical and comparative sociology and social movements, Walton gives students a concise introduction to the method and substance of modern sociology. Influenced most heavily by the critical theorietical tradtion, Walton places special emphasis on the examiniation of such key concepts as social class, inequality, and the world system.

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Focusing on the roots of historical and comparative sociology and social movements, Walton gives students a concise introduction to the method and substance of modern sociology. Influenced most heavily by the critical theorietical tradtion, Walton places special emphasis on the examiniation of such key concepts as social class, inequality, and the world system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534204006
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/22/1993
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


PART ONE: THEORY AND METHOD. 1. The Sociological Tradition. 2. Sociological Work. PART TWO: SEGMENTATION. 3. Country and City. 4. Social Class and Inequality. 5. Social Status and the Struggle for Equality. PART THREE: INTEGRATION. 6. Social Organization and the State. 7. The World System. 8. Social Control, Deviance, and Rebellion. PART FOUR: CONCLUSION. 9. Sociology and Civil Society.

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