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The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Sociology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

By DK

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Part of the popular Big Ideas series, this book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. It includes over 80 ideas from the world's renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as issues of equality, diversity, identity a... read full description below.

ISBN 9780241182291
Barcode 9780241182291
Published 24 June 2015 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241182291
ISBN-10 0241182298
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 24 June 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Social Institutions
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 1,140g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education
Dewey Code 301
Catalogue Code 585859

Description of this Book

All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to sociology. Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Sociology Book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. With over 80 ideas from the world's most renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as issues of equality, diversity, identity and human rights; the effects of globalization; the role of institutions, and the rise of urban living in modern society, this book details the key concepts of sociological thought. Discover all the big sociological ideas with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps'. You'll be brought up-to-date on sociological ideas from Jeffrey Alexander to Sharon Zukin, with easy to navigate step-by-step summaries which explain each idea in a nutshell. It includes biographies of key sociologists from around the world, giving a historical context to each idea. Whether you are a sociology student or just have an interest in the workings of society, The Sociology Book is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.

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