Sociology: A Global Introduction

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 - Social Science - 786 pages
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Third edition Sociology A Global IntroductionSociology: a global introduction represents a unique and complete learning resource for sociology students worldwide. International in outlook and culturally wide-ranging, it addresses the fundamental issue of how the modern world may be dramatically changing.Key features Sociology is made immediate and real, through diverse examples, illustration and statistical evidence A story is told. Consolidating previous editions' successful organisation, a broad picture of societies and cultures developing over time is painted. The globalised world order of today is shown in its richness full of contradiction, inequality and achievement. Cutting-edge coverage and argument, firmly grounded in topical issues and current debates, bring the subject to life, engaging, exciting and challenging the reader A range of in-text features encourages students to identify core themes and theories, critique arguments, compare and contrast, and investigate further. Extensive supplementary resources for lecturer and students assist and enrich teaching and learning New to this edition Fully updated to include latest debates and recent data New material on sport, disability and youth culture More on globalisation, consumption, identity and the body New 'Research in Action' feature presents methodology in context.

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