The Cambridge Dictionary Of Sociology

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The Cambridge Dictionary Of Sociology

Author : Bryan S. Turner
ISBN : 0521540461
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 71.6 MB
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Providing an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the classical and the contemporary, this volume is an indispensable guide to the vibrant and expanding field of sociology. Featuring over 600 entries, from concise definitions to discursive essays, written by leading international academics, the Dictionary offers a truly global perspective, examining both American and European traditions and approaches. Entries cover schools, theories, theorists and debates, with substantial articles on all key topics in the field. While recognising the richness of historical sociological traditions, the Dictionary also looks forward to new and evolving influences such as cultural change, genetics, globalization, information technologies, new wars and terrorism. Most entries incorporate references for further reading and a cross-referencing system enables easy access to related areas. This Dictionary is an invaluable reference work for students and academics alike and will help to define the field of sociology in years to come.
Category: Social Science

The Penguin Dictionary Of Sociology

Author : Nicholas Abercrombie
ISBN : UCSC:32106018183936
Genre : Reference
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The ultimate sociological resource Written by three eminent professors, this reference has been updated to reflect the shifts of sociological thought in the last five years, making it the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date dictionary of sociology available.
Category: Reference

For Durkheim

Author : Edward A. Tiryakian
ISBN : 0754671550
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 59.84 MB
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For Durkheim is a collection of essays written by the author over the past 40 years and follows in the footsteps of previous volumes on For Marx and For Weber. Many of the essays are either difficult to find or were not widely disseminated at the time of publication and now come together in this comprehensive collection.
Category: Social Science

The New Medical Sociology

Author : Bryan M. Turner
ISBN : 0393975053
Genre : Medical
File Size : 50.94 MB
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The New Medical Sociology makes a bold and innovative investigation of how society makes us sick.
Category: Medical

Key Concepts In Sociology

Author : Peter Braham
ISBN : 9781849203043
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 37.28 MB
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This is a compact, yet comprehensive, title that clarifies and explains the main concepts within sociology. It is useful both for new students and for students who wants to refresh their memory and come up with new ideas for essay topics.
Category: Social Science

Population And Society

Author : Dudley L. Poston, Jr.
ISBN : 9781139489386
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 58.9 MB
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Population and Society: An Introduction to Demography is an ideal text for undergraduate, as well as graduate, students taking their first course in demography. It is sociologically oriented, although economics, political science, geography, history, and the other social sciences are also used to inform the materials. Although the emphasis is on demography, the book recognizes that, at the individual level, population change is related to private decisions, especially in relation to fertility, but also to mortality and migration. The text thus considers in some detail the role of individuals in population decision making. At the level of countries, and even the world, changes in population size have an important effect on the environmental and related challenges facing all of the world's inhabitants. Therefore, attention is paid to the broad implications of population growth and change.
Category: Social Science

The Sage Handbook Of Cultural Sociology

Author : David Inglis
ISBN : 9781473958685
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 27.23 MB
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Cultural sociology - or the sociology of culture - has grown from a minority interest in the 1970s to become one of the largest and most vibrant areas within sociology globally. In The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology, a global range of experts explore the theory, methodology and innovations that make up this ever-expanding field. The Handbook's 40 original chapters have been organised into five thematic sections: Theoretical Paradigms Major Methodological Perspectives Domains of Inquiry Cultural Sociology in Contexts Cultural Sociology and Other Analytical Approaches Both comprehensive and current, The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology will be an essential reference tool for both advanced students and scholars across sociology, cultural studies and media studies.
Category: Social Science

The New Walford

Author : Ray Lester
ISBN : UOM:39015073677802
Genre : Reference
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Covers 15 broad subject groupings: social sciences (generic); psychology; sociology; social work & social welfare; politics; government; law; finance, accountancy & taxation; industries & utilities; business & management; education & learning; sport; media & communications; information & library sciences; and tools for information professionals.
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The Religious And The Political

Author : Bryan S. Turner
ISBN : 9781107354623
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 67.15 MB
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While the relationships between ethics and religion, and violence and politics, are of enduring interest, the interface between religion and violence is one of the most problematic features of the contemporary world. Following in the tradition of Max Weber's historical and comparative study of religions, this book explores the many ways in which religion and politics are both combined and separated across different world religions and societies. Through a variety of case studies including the monarchy, marriage, law and conversion, Bryan S. Turner explores different manifestations of secularization, and how the separation of church and state is either compromised or abandoned. He considers how different states manage religion in culturally and religiously diverse societies and concludes with a discussion of the contemporary problems facing the liberal theory of freedom of religion. The underlying theoretical issue is the conditions for legitimacy of rule in modern societies experiencing global changes.
Category: Social Science

Cosmic Society

Author : Peter Dickens
ISBN : 9780415374323
Genre : Social Science
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Tackling humanity's relationship with the universe, this fascinating text links social theory to classical and contemporary science, and proposes a new 'cosmic' social theory. It engages with a range of topical issues, including cyberspace, terorism, tourism, surveillance and globalisation.
Category: Social Science

American Sociological Review

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ISBN : UOM:39076002537566
Genre : Sociology
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Includes sections "Book reviews" and "Periodical literature."
Category: Sociology


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ISBN : UCSC:32106018044039
Genre : Academic libraries
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Category: Academic libraries

Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UOM:39015081489620
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Category: Libraries

Nature Social Relations And Human Needs

Author : Ted Benton
ISBN : UOM:39015082757686
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 58.51 MB
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Bringing together some of the most eminent thinkers in the field, this book celebrates the seminal contribution of Ted Benton to such pressing themes as: realism, naturalism and the philosophy of the social sciences, the continuing relevance of Marxism, philosophical anthropology and human needs, and ecology, society and natural limits.
Category: Political Science

Definitions Of Sociology

Author : Patricia M. Lengermann
ISBN : UOM:39015008097464
Genre : Sociologie
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Category: Sociologie

Fijian Studies

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ISBN : UOM:39015073540174
Genre : Fiji
File Size : 79.4 MB
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Category: Fiji

Classical Sociology

Author : Bryan S Turner
ISBN : 1446224597
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 67.62 MB
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In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day, turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology. Turner examines the work of Karl Marx, Max Weber, Karl Mannheim, Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim and Talcott Parsons to produce a rich and authoritative perspective on the classical tradition. He argues that classical sociology has developed on many fronts, including debates on the family, religion, the city, social stratification, generations and citizenship. The book defends classical perspectives as a living tradition for understanding contemporary social life and demonstrates how the classical tradition produces an agenda for contemporary sociology.
Category: Social Science