What Use is Sociology?: Conversations with Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Keith Tester

What Use is Sociology?: Conversations with Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Keith Tester

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ISBN-13: 9780745671253
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2014
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Zygmunt Bauman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds. His many books have become international bestsellers and have been translated into more than thirty languages.

Michael Hviid Jacobsen is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University, Denmark. He has published extensively on issues such as social theory, death and dying, and methodology.

Keith Tester is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hull. He has published widely in sociology and is recognised as one of the leading interpreters of the work of Zygmunt Bauman.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

1 What is sociology? 7

2 Why do sociology? 35

3 How to do sociology? 67

4 What does sociology achieve? 105

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