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Theories and Concepts

Theories and Concepts

  • Author: Michael Haralambos
  • Publisher: Collins Educational
  • ISBN: 9780007542666
  • Category:
  • Page: 46
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'Sociology in Pictures' is a fresh and exciting publication based on styles from graphic novels and comics. It introduces research methods using entertaining and informative pictures drawn by a leading comic illustrator.

Hidden Threads

Hidden Threads

A Christian Critique of Sociological Theory

  • Author: Russell Heddendorf,Matthew Vos
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0761849017
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 242
  • View: 3602
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Heddendorf finds in sociological theories some 'hidden threads' - Christian principles woven into the fabric of society. This book is an examination and Christian critique of sociological theory, demonstrating appreciation for the richness of social life and holding in tension those theories that attempt to explain it.

Research Methods

Research Methods

  • Author: Michael Haralambos
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • ISBN: 9780008196691
  • Category:
  • Page: 72
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Sociology in Pictures: Research Methods is a fresh and exciting publication based on styles from graphic novels and comics. It introduces research methods using entertaining and informative pictures drawn by a leading comic illustrator. This second edition of Sociology in Pictures: Research Methods offers an effective and novel learning experience. Much of the material is taken from actual research - classics like William F Whyte's Street Corner Society and more recent studies including Sudhir Venkatesh's Gang Leader for a Day. It covers research methods for Sociology at AS/A level and introductory courses at university. New topics in the second edition include: - Reflexivity, objectivity, values and research, standpoint theory, assessing validity, constructing data - Online research - participating online, online interviews, virtual world interviews, online surveys - Further methods - non-participant observation, focus groups, operationalisation, visual methodologies. Also available is Sociology in Pictures: Research Methods Teacher's Guide (Second Edition).

Sociology in Action

Sociology in Action

  • Author: Kathleen Odell Korgen,Maxine P. Atkinson
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1506345891
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 400
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Wake up your introductory sociology classes! Sociology in Action helps your students learn sociology by doing sociology. Sociology in Action will inspire your students to do sociology through real-world activities designed to ignite their sociological imaginations. This innovative new text immerses students in an active learning experience that emphasizes hands-on work, application, and learning by example. Each chapter explains sociology's key concepts and theories and pairs that foundational coverage with a series of carefully developed learning activities and thought-provoking questions. You choose the activities that will best engage your students, fit the format of your course, and meet your course goals.

The Sociology Book

The Sociology Book

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1465445226
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 352
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The Sociology Book from DK is an introduction to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. With more than 100 ideas from the world's most renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as the effects of globalization; issues of equality, diversity, identity, and human rights; the role of institutions; and the rise of urban living in modern society, this book details all the key concepts of sociological thought. - Part of an award-winning series that uses an innovative graphic approach and creative use of typography to clarify hard-to-grasp concepts and explain big ideas - Explores sociological theories formulated by more than 100 famous sociologists, from Jane Addams to Sharon Zukin - Easy to navigate step-by-step summaries explain each idea in a nutshell - Biographies of key sociologists and social activists give a historical context to each idea - A directory of social thinkers includes further biographies of sociologists from around the world

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era

Text and Readings

  • Author: Scott Appelrouth,Laura Desfor Edles
  • Publisher: Pine Forge Press
  • ISBN: 141298761X
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 676
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Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era, Second Edition, combines well-edited, important original writings from sociology’s core contemporary theorists with introductory text that provides a historical and theoretical framework for understanding them. Authors Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles use this unique text/reader approach to introduce students to contemporary sociological theory in a lively and engaging fashion. The text/reader provides not only a biographical and theoretical summary of each theorist’s works but also an overarching scaffolding that students can use to examine, compare, and contrast each theorist’s major themes and concepts. The book also offers discussions of past social and intellectual milieus to provide a holistic picture of the development of the theories discussed.

Teaching Sociology Successfully

Teaching Sociology Successfully

A Practical Guide to Planning and Delivering Outstanding Lessons

  • Author: Andrew B. Jones
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 1317279638
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 194
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Teaching Sociology Successfully is a comprehensive guide to teaching, learning and delivering sociology, not only with success but with confidence. Carefully combing insightful anecdotes and practical ideas with key theoretical concepts on planning, learning styles and assessment, this book is an essential tool for both new and experienced teachers of sociology. Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of the teaching and learning process – from preparing to teach the subject for the first time to measuring student progress over time – in an approachable yet rigorous way. This practical guide will help you to: improve your knowledge of specifications and syllabuses at GCSE and AS/A Level; provide the best pedagogic approaches for teaching sociology; think about learning styles, skills and capacities in relation to teaching sociology; gain practical ideas and activities for improving student’s argumentation, evaluation and essay writing skills; apply strategies for teaching abstract sociological theories and concepts; make the teaching of research methods engaging and interesting; deal with practical issues such as planning and assessing learning; encourage students’ independent learning and revision; connect ICT, social networking websites and the mass media to further students’ sociological knowledge; tackle the thorny issues of politics and controversial topics. Drawing on the author’s own experiences, Teaching Sociology Successfully helps readers to identify, unpack and negotiate challenges common to those teaching sociology. Complete with a variety of pedagogical resources, it provides tasks and further reading to support CPD and reflective practice. This book will be an invaluable tool for students on PGCE social science training courses, as well as School Direct candidates and undergraduates studying BEds in similar fields.

Key Ideas in Sociology

Key Ideas in Sociology

  • Author: Martin Slattery
  • Publisher: Nelson Thornes
  • ISBN: 9780748765652
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 295
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Key Ideas in Sociology provides a tour d'horizon of the great sociological thinkers of the last two centuries -- their lives, their main ideas, and their influence on further thinking and practice in sociology. Fifty key thinkers in sociology are represented, both to give a sense of history to the development of the discipline and to exemplify the range of issues that have been covered. Each essay concludes with an annotated Suggested Readings list, and a General Bibliography is also provided.

Key Concepts in Sociology

Key Concepts in Sociology

  • Author: Peter Braham
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446290808
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 224
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"A glossary of key concepts was just the sort of thing I needed when I was a sociology student. Peter Braham has written a lively, comprehensive guide to the most important concepts in our discipline. It will become an essential student resource." - David Silverman, Goldsmith's and King's College, University of London "A triumphant tour de force... will be a useful, even essential tool for students and faculty. It is actually fascinating reading even for non-sociologists since these ideas impact all of us all the time." - Anthony Synnott, Concordia University in Montreal "A crisp and comprehensive guide to the discipline. The thirty-eight entries, covering history, substance and evaluation, thereby describe both conventional and new topics that define the syllabus of modern sociology. A valuable guide to both teachers and students." - Bryan S. Turner, Presidential Professor of Sociology, CUNY USA Sociology consists of a myriad of frequently confusing concepts. Key Concepts in Sociology provides a comprehensive, lively and clearly-written guide to the most important concepts in the subject. It includes both what might be regarded as 'classic' sociological concepts, such as 'class', 'bureaucracy' and 'community', as well as subjects that have become increasingly prominent in recent times, such as 'celebrity', 'risk' and 'the body'. Each of the thirty-eight substantive entries: defines the concept provides a clear and compelling narrative clarifies the main debates, perspectives and disagreements gives advice on further reading Key Concepts in Sociology should be the first choice for sociology students at all levels of learning.

Basic Concepts in Sociology

Basic Concepts in Sociology

  • Author: Max Weber
  • Publisher: Citadel Press
  • ISBN: 9780806503042
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 123
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The Sociology of Gender

The Sociology of Gender

An Introduction to Theory and Research

  • Author: Amy S. Wharton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444397249
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 288
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Featuring extensive revisions and updates, the Second Edition of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research presents an introductory overview of gender theory and research, and continues to offer a unique and compelling approach to one of the most important topics in the field of sociology. Features extensive revisions and updates, and incorporates recent cross-national research on gender Expands and develops frameworks introduced in first edition Treats gender as a multilevel system operating at the individual, interactional, and institutional levels Stresses conceptual and theoretical issues in the sociology of gender Offers an accessible yet intellectually sophisticated approach to current gender theory and research Includes pedagogical features designed to encourage critical thinking and debate

Theories and Concepts

Theories and Concepts

Self-Study and Teacher's Guide

  • Author: Michael Haralambos
  • Publisher: Collins Educational
  • ISBN: 9780007542673
  • Category:
  • Page: 46
  • View: 7269
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'Sociology in Pictures' is a fresh and exciting publication based on styles from graphic novels and comics. It introduces research methods using entertaining and informative pictures drawn by a leading comic illustrator.

Sociology: The Key Concepts

Sociology: The Key Concepts

  • Author: John Scott
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134288239
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 232
  • View: 9409
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An essential A-Z guide to the full range of sociological thought, Sociology: The Key Concepts is an important addition to the established and successful Key Concepts series. Fully cross-referenced with an extensive glossary, this accessible text also includes: alphabetical listings of key concepts for ease of use suggestions for further reading to enhance understanding of areas covered entries on ‘traditionalism’ ‘race and racialization’ and ‘modernity’. Bringing together an international range of highly regarded contributors from the full spectrum of disciplines, this useful reference guide is the ideal resource for those studying or interested in this popular area.

Ethnicity and Race

Ethnicity and Race

Making Identities in a Changing World

  • Author: Stephen Cornell,Douglas Hartmann
  • Publisher: Pine Forge Press
  • ISBN: 1412941105
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 311
  • View: 2330
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"This book is very well written and clearly organized throughout. It is pitched at upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level race and ethnicity students...in sum, this is an important book, highly recommended to students and faculty alike. The authors draw extensively from classic and contemporary sociological theory throughout the text and maintain a transnational focus in each and every chapter." —TEACHING SOCIOLOGY Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World, Second Edition uses examples and extended case studies from all over the world to craft a compelling, even-handed account of the power and persistence of ethnicity and race in the contemporary world. Known for its conceptual clarity, world-historical scope, and fair-minded treatment of these oft controversial topics, this updated and expanded edition retains all of the core elements and constructionist insights of the original.

Introduction to Sociology 2e

Introduction to Sociology 2e

  • Author: OpenStax
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781680920062
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book's conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today's students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface. The images in this textbook are grayscale.

Sociology of Families

Sociology of Families

  • Author: David M Newman,Elizabeth Grauerholz
  • Publisher: Pine Forge Press
  • ISBN: 9780761987499
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 600
  • View: 9161
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The Second Edition of this comprehensive text on the sociology of the family features: - improved implementation of the 'inductive' teaching style, upon which the book is based - reorganization and restructuring for more flexible teaching - revised demographic essays - 2000 United States Census data incorporated throughout

Risk Society

Risk Society

Towards a New Modernity

  • Author: Ulrich Beck
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780803983465
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 260
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An analysis of the condition of Western societies that will take its place as a core text of contemporary sociology alongside earlier typifications of society as postindustrial, and current debates about the social dimensions of the postmodern

Contemporary Social and Sociological Theory

Contemporary Social and Sociological Theory

Visualizing Social Worlds

  • Author: Kenneth Allan
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1506319394
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 488
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In the Third Edition of Ken Allan's highly-praised Contemporary Social and Sociological Theory book, sociological theories and theorists are explored using a straightforward approach and conversational, jargon-free language. Filled with examples drawn from everyday life, this edition highlights diversity in contemporary society, exploring theories of race, gender, and sexuality that address some of today's most important social concerns. Through this textbook students will learn to think theoretically and apply to their own lives.

The Sociological Imagination

The Sociological Imagination

  • Author: C. Wright Mills
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0195133730
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 248
  • View: 4464
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Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal, and historical dimensions of our lives. Leading sociologist Todd Gitlin brings this fortieth anniversary edition up to date with a lucid afterword in which he considers the ways social analysis has progressed since Mills first published his study in 1959. A classic in the field, this book still provides rich food for our imagination.

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory

Text and Readings

  • Author: Scott Appelrouth,Laura Desfor Edles
  • Publisher: Pine Forge Press
  • ISBN: 076192793X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 883
  • View: 9075
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This unique hybrid of text and readings combines the major writings of sociology’s core classical and contemporary theorists with an historical as well as theoretical framework for understanding them. This novel approach provides students the analytical guidance necessary to interpret the readings. No other theory text combines such "student-friendly" explanation and analysis with original theoretical works.