Sociology Explained

Sociology Explained

by Andy Barnard, Terry Burgess



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Sociology Explained by Andy Barnard, Terry Burgess

The authors take full account of the wide range of students who study sociology by presenting the subject in a lively and accessible way. They encourage the development of a searching, critical approach to sociology through interaction with the reader. Contemporary issues are explored and made relevant. The main theoretical perspectives and debates are presented thoroughly and clearly. Ideas and guidance for course and project work are provided along with preparation for examinations. The text will be particularly useful to students following the revised AEB syllabus, the Inter Board Syllabus, the NEAB syllabus and other A-level examinations. Sociology Explained is also a superb introduction to sociology for people on vocationally oriented courses in nursing, social work, teaching and management training.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521426718
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/25/1996
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.98(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Theory and Methods; 2. Culture and Identity; 3. Stratification; 4. The Family; 5. Education; 6. Work and Leisure; 7. Organisations; 8. Politics and Power; 9. Health, Wealth and Poverty; 10. Religion; 11. Development; 12. Community; 13. Crime and Deviance; 14. Mass Media.

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