'The Collins Dictionary of Sociology' is a clear, balanced guide to the terms and concepts used in every area of sociology, and to related terms in psychology, economics, political science and anthropology. Its undergraduate-level text is accessible also to school pupils studying for advanced exams, and to the general reader.
- a dictionary-style definition at the beginning of each entry
- biographical entries on key figures in sociology and social theory
- useful coverage of methodological terms and research techniques