AuthorMacionis, John J.
TitleSociology : A global introduction / John J. Macionis and Ken Plummer
Imprint London : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005
Edition 3rd ed.
Descript xxiii, 786p. : ill ; 27 cm

CONTENT

Part 1 : Introducing sociology -- The sociological imagination -- Thinking sociologically, thinking globally -- Doing social science: an introduction to method -- Part 2 : The foundations of society; from macro to micro -- Societies -- Culture -- Groups, organisations and the rise of the network society -- Micro-sociology: the social construction of everyday life -- Part 3 : Social divisions and social inequalities -- Social divisions and stratification -- Global inequalities and poverty -- Class, poverty and welfare in the UK -- Racism, ethnicities and migration -- The gender order and sexualities -- Age stratification: children and later life -- Part 4 : Social structures, social practices and social institutions -- Economies, work and consumption -- Power, governance and social movements -- Control, crime and deviance -- Families, households and personal cultures -- Religion and belief -- Education -- Health and medicine -- The mass media -- Science, cyberspace and the risk society -- Part 5 : Social change -- Populations, cities and the shape of things to come -- Social change and the environment -- Futures: the challenges for sociology in the twenty-first century


Sociology

LOCATIONCALL#STATUS
Political Science Library301 M152Sg 2005CHECK SHELVES