The Resource Sociology : the basics, Ken Plummer

Sociology : the basics, Ken Plummer

Label
Sociology : the basics
Title
Sociology
Title remainder
the basics
Statement of responsibility
Ken Plummer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A lively, accessible and comprehensive introduction to the diverse ways of thinking about social life, Sociology: The Basics examines: *The scope, history and purpose of sociology *Ways of understanding 'the social' *The state of the world we live in today *Suffering and social inequalities *Key tools for researching and thinking about 'the social' *The impact of new technologies. The reader is encouraged to think critically about the structures, meanings, histories and cultures found in the rapidly changing world we live in. With tasks to stimulate the sociological mind and suggestions for further reading both within the text and on an accompanying webpage, this book is essential reading for all those studying sociology, and those with an interest in how the modern world works
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plummer, Kenneth
Dewey number
301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM585
LC item number
.P58 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The basics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Sociology
Label
Sociology : the basics, Ken Plummer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In a world I never made -- Thinking the social -- Teeming social life -- Standing on the shoulders of giants -- Cultivating sociological imaginations -- Engaging the empirical -- Suffering inequalities -- Why sociology? -- Conclusion : the sociological imagination: twenty theses
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780415472067
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2010001790
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3931908-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3931908
  • (Sirsi) i9780415472050
Label
Sociology : the basics, Ken Plummer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In a world I never made -- Thinking the social -- Teeming social life -- Standing on the shoulders of giants -- Cultivating sociological imaginations -- Engaging the empirical -- Suffering inequalities -- Why sociology? -- Conclusion : the sociological imagination: twenty theses
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780415472067
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2010001790
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3931908-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3931908
  • (Sirsi) i9780415472050

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