Sociology

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Pearson Higher Education AU, Sep 12, 2013 - Social Science - 527 pages
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Building upon the success of previous editions, this fully revised edition of Sociology lays the foundations for understanding sociology in Australia. The depth and breadth of the book ensures its value not only for first-year students, but for sociology majors requiring on-going reference to a range of theoretical perspectives and current debates.

This fifth Australian edition continues to build on the book’s reputation for coverage, clarity and content, drawing upon the work of leading Australian sociologists as well as engaging with global social trends and sociological developments.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What is sociology?
1
Chapter 2 Globalisation
26
Chapter 3 Popular culture and the media
70
Chapter 4 Family life
101
Chapter 5 Education and knowledge
147
Chapter 6 Leisure sport tourism and work
178
Chapter 7 Class and inequality
203
indigenous national ethnic and racial
231
Chapter 11 Religion
308
Chapter 12 Power and the state
332
Chapter 13 Crime and deviance
359
Chapter 14 Methods of social research
391
Chapter 15 Sociological theory
414
Bibliography
438
Glossary
473
Author index
488

Chapter 9 Gender and sexuality
253
Chapter 10 Health
284

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