The Student's Companion to Sociology
Chet Ballard, Jon Gubbay, Chris Middleton
Wiley, Jul 7, 1997 - Social Science - 391 pages
This superlative Companion provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the discipline of sociology. Written by an international team of leading academics and teachers, many of whose names will be familiar to the reader, this volume provides succinct summaries of the state of knowledge in each of the subfields. The volume is divided into parts broadly characterizable as: approaches, subject matter, methods, current debates, resources (books, journals and archives) and opportunities (intellectual, research-based and career). Taken in total, the chapters convey the tremendous dynamism and diversity of the field.
The Companion sets out to realize several objectives:
The Student's Companion to Sociology is an essential resource for all students of sociology.
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