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Sociology

Author : Daniel Nehring
ISBN : 9781317861737
Genre : Social Science
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This groundbreaking new introduction to sociology is an innovative hybrid textbook and reader. Combining seminal scholarly works, contextual narrative and in-text didactic materials, it presents a rich, layered and comprehensive introduction to the discipline. Its unique approach will help inspire a creative, critical, and analytically sophisticated sociological imagination, making sense of society and the many small and large problems it poses.

Cultural Sociology

Author : Matt Wray
ISBN : 0393934136
Genre : Social Science
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A comprehensive and clever mix of classic and contemporary essays on the sociology of culture.

Understanding Society

Author : Margaret L. Andersen
ISBN : 1111185964
Genre : Social Science
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UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY: AN INTRODUCTORY READER, Fourth Edition, contains a collection of classic and contemporary sociological readings selected for their timeliness, diversity, and interest. The emphasis of this collection is on articles that students will both understand and also find intriguing. UNDERSTANDING SOCIETY: AN INTRODUCTORY READER, Fourth Edition, includes the most up-to-date selection available today. Out of sixty-eight total articles, thirty-eight are new in this edition. The new articles were selected to engage student interest, to reflect the richness of sociological thought, and to add articles that address issues that have emerged since the publication of the last edition (such as the economic recession, the Haiti earthquake, and the increasing racial segregation of schools, to name a few). As always, the editors have included the top names in the field. Five themes run throughout the text: classical sociological theory, contemporary research, diversity, globalization, and the application of the sociological perspective.

The Sociology Of Sport And Physical Education

Author : Anthony Laker
ISBN : 9780415235938
Genre : Education
File Size : 22. 87 MB
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This text, intended for undergraduates on various education and sport related degree courses, covers the key, current issues in the field of sociology of sport and physical education. The first section of the text covers the importance of sport in culture, its theoretical background, and methodological issues in research. The main body of the text then discusses issues including the sporting body, participation and socialisation into sport, the hidden curriculum, critical pedagogy, and sport and the media. Laker discusses in depth gender, race and ethnicity, class, and equality, and he looks at sport and the media, and the involvement of politics. The chapters are each rounded off with challenging 'reflection' questions, activities and tasks for the reader to fulfill.

Sage Readings For Introductory Sociology

Author : Kimberly McGann
ISBN : 9781483378718
Genre : Social Science
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SAGE Readings for Introductory Sociology is a concise, affordable anthology that contains 22 popular sociology statements designed to introduce readers to the sociological perspective. Kimberly McGann puts together readings that cover core topics in sociology, including culture, socialization, interaction, deviance, gender, class, and race. An alternate, topical table of contents suggests ways to match readings to other subfields in sociology (like family, education, work, and religion), and identifies readings that reflect four theoretical traditions: functionalism, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, and feminism.

Everyday Sociology Reader

Author : Karen Sternheimer
ISBN : 0393934292
Genre : Social Science
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A lively mix of traditional readings, blog posts, and activities to help students connect sociology to their own lives.

The Routledge Reader On The Sociology Of Music

Author : John Shepherd
ISBN : 9781135007904
Genre : Music
File Size : 26. 66 MB
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The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music offers the first collection of source readings and new essays on the latest thinking in the sociology of music. Interest in music sociology has increased dramatically over the past decade, yet there is no anthology of essential and introductory readings. The volume includes a comprehensive survey of the field’s history, current state and future research directions. It offers six source readings, thirteen popular contemporary essays, and sixteen fresh, new contributions, along with an extended Introduction by the editors. The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music represents a broad reference work that will be a resource for the current generation of sociologically inclined musicologists and musically inclined sociologists, whether researchers, teachers or students.

Contemporary Sociology

Author : Milton Leon Barron
ISBN : OCLC:44599664
Genre : Sociology
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Reader For Introduction To Sociology

Author : Chuck O'Connell
ISBN : 125680245X
Genre : Social Science
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Sociology

Author : John E. Farley
ISBN : 013099345X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 27. 28 MB
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This introductory textbook provides an overview of the discipline, its methodology, and the issues it seeks to address. Particular attention is paid to socialization and culture, social structure and inequality, major institutions like the economy and the family, and social change. The three major t

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