The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology / Edition 1

The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology / Edition 1

by Ben Agger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631216499

ISBN-13: 9780631216490

Pub. Date: 12/11/2003

Publisher: Wiley

The Virtual Self is an engaging and exciting text that addresses issues relating to our rapidly changing society, social structure, and communication needs. In doing so, it addresses major issues in sociology that inform virtually all of a student’s course work.

  • Introduces students to concepts of the self and society in an age of rapid

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Overview

The Virtual Self is an engaging and exciting text that addresses issues relating to our rapidly changing society, social structure, and communication needs. In doing so, it addresses major issues in sociology that inform virtually all of a student’s course work.

  • Introduces students to concepts of the self and society in an age of rapid technology and high speed communication
  • Examines the relationship between everyday life and social structure in key domains of communication, personality, work/family, leisure and entertainment, and economics
  • Written in a lively, engaging style for readers without a sociological background

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216490
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Series:
21st Century Sociology Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Everyday Life in Our Wired World.

2. Sociology’s Encyclopedia.

3. Does Postmodernism Make You Mad? or, Did You Flunk Statistics?.

4. Adventures in Capitalism.

5. Girl Talk.

6. Virtually, a Sociology!.

Glossary.

References.

Index

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