The Penguin Dictionary Of Sociology

The Penguin Dictionary Of Sociology by Nicholas Abercrombie
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ISBN
9780140513806
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
464
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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This new edition of the long-established and bestselling Dictionary of Sociology has been substantially revised to reflect the new trends and challenges within a rapidly evolving discipline. The authors, all widely published professors of sociology, have added many new entries and rewritten existing ones to cover important recent developments, from gender issues to sociobiology, and from economic sociology to globalization. Designed to meet the needs of a new generation of students, this comprehensive and user-friendly dictionary provides a definitive overview of both the theory and the practice of this complex subject.Full discussion of th e key concepts, leading social theorists and key developments within contemporary societies.Detailed coverage of popular culture, economic life, feminist theory, identity and subjectivity, religion, information and communication technologiesIncisive commentary on many of today's crucial issues - ageism, employment, globalization, risk society, the mass media migration and nationalism.
ISBN:
9780140513806
Publication Date:
03 / 06 / 2002
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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