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Making Sense of Society

Making Sense of Society

An Introduction to Sociology

  • Author: Ian Marsh
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 643
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This textbook has been specially written to meet the demands of students who may be studying sociology on a variety of different levels, but who all need to understand the fundamentals of sociological thought to make sense of the society around them. rather than learn by rote, and the material in the book has been designed to be as interactive as possible. Up-to-date case studies and data are used wherever appropriate. Each chapter contains a chapter outline, learning objectives, activities, boxed material (case studies, comparative material and definitions), a summary and suggestions for further reading.

Making Sense of Social Theory

Making Sense of Social Theory

A Practical Introduction

  • Author: Charles H. Powers
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 9780742530478
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 243
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In this short introductory sociology textbook, Powers (anthropology and sociology, Santa Clara U.) aims to provide a conceptual and historical map of the discipline, explain some of its major theoretical principles, and demonstrate the links between research and theory. He offers chapters on Durkhei

Sociology in Perspective

Sociology in Perspective

  • Author: Mark Kirby
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • ISBN: 9780435331603
  • Category: Sociology
  • Page: 831
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This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.

Sociology

Sociology

Making Sense of Society

  • Author: Mike Keating
  • Publisher: Editorial Dunken
  • ISBN: 9780582823129
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 804
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Providing a broad introduction to sociology, the third edition of Sociology: Making sense of sociology lays the foundations for a theoretically and methodologically robust understanding of the subject area. Key topics encourage critical reflection within a wide social, cultural and historical context. Issues are explored against the backdrop of a UK, European and wider-world context to offer students a balanced view in a globalising age. Topical examples from across the world stimulate student interest and apply the analysis.

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education

  • Author: Karl Mannheim,W. A. C. Stewart
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 9780415150859
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 187
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First published in 1962. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

An Introduction to Social Work Theory

An Introduction to Social Work Theory

Making Sense in Practice

  • Author: David Howe
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • ISBN: 9781857421385
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 182
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Social workers need to recognize the critical role that theory plays both in the way they make sense of what is going on and in the way they order their work. Such recognition clarifies practice for both the worker and the client. This classic text provides a framework to help social workers develop an understanding of the theories which inescapably underpin their thoughts and actions. The result is a stimulating guide to social work theory which is proven to help social workers both to understand their practices and to practise in a disciplined and imaginative way.

Sports Coaching Cultures

Sports Coaching Cultures

From Practice to Theory

  • Author: Robyn L. Jones,Kathleen M. Armour,Paul Potrac
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9780415328524
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 185
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Sports Coaching Cultures is about expert coaches and the ways in which their individual life and career experiences lead to their personal beliefs about effective coaching.

An Introduction to Sociology

An Introduction to Sociology

Feminist Perspectives

  • Author: Pamela Abbott,Melissa Tyler,Claire Wallace
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134382448
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 448
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This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern. Completely revised, this edition includes: new chapters on sexuality and the media additional material on race and ethnicity, disability and the body many new international and comparative examples the influence of theories of globalization and post-colonial studies. In addition, the theoretical elements have also been fully rethought in light of recent developments in social theory. Written by three experienced teachers and examiners, this book gives students of sociology and women's studies an accessible overview of the feminist contribution to all the key areas of sociological concern.

Public Sociology

Public Sociology

An introduction to Australian society

  • Author: John Germov,Marilyn Poole
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • ISBN: 176087034X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 624
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From the future of work to the nature of our closest relationships, how do we understand the links between our personal troubles and wider public issues in society today? Now into its fourth edition, Public Sociology continues to highlight the relevance of a grounded sociological perspective to Australian social life, as well as encouraging students to apply a sociological gaze to their own lives and the communities in which they live. Public Sociology presents a wide range of topics in a user-friendly and accessible way, introducing key theories and research methods, and exploring core themes, including youth, families and intimate relationships, class and inequality and race and ethnic relations. All chapters have been extensively revised to bring them up to date in a fast-changing social world, reflecting the latest sociological debates in response to changing lifestyles and evolving political landscapes. In addition to updated statistics and research findings, an expanded glossary and the latest citations to the scholarly literature, the text features a completely new chapter on gender and sexualities with expanded discussion of LGBTIQ+. This new edition also explores contemporary issues ranging from the #MeToo movement to marriage equality, fake news and 'alt facts'. This is the essential sociological reference to help students make sense of a complex and challenging world. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: * A new chapter on gender and sexualities and expanded discussion of intersectionality * Exploration of the latest social issues including #MeToo, rising inequality, and the 'post-truth' age * All chapters thoroughly revised and updated with the latest research * Updated book website with extra readings, YouTube clips, and case studies * A new feature, Visual Sociology, helps the reader analyse the power of visual messaging 'With a firm base in the richest traditions of the discipline and with a remarkably approachable format, this book offers an excellent introduction to a wide array of sociology's concerns, making it suitable for all Australian social science undergraduates.' Gary Wickham, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Murdoch University 'A sophisticated yet accessible introduction to social identities, differences and inequalities, and social transformations.' Jo Lindsay, Professor in Sociology, Monash University 'Sweeping and lucid ... communicates with ease and simplicity.' Toni Makkai, Emeritus Professor, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

Sociology

Sociology

Making Sense of Society

  • Author: Ian Marsh
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9781405873574
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 831
  • View: 1920
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Building upon the success of previous editions, this fourth edition of 'Sociology' lays the foundations for a theoretically and methodologically robust understanding of the subject area. Key topics are examined in an accessible and rigorous manner, encouraging reflection within a wide social, cultural and historical context.