Sociology Themes and Perspectives: Selling over a million copies world-wide over 30 years, this eighth edition has been fully updated to give all the detail and depth needed. (Haralambos and Holborn)
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Finally, there are some topics which I feel could have been included that were absent, cities/urban studies and organisational sociology.
Sociology Themes and Perspectives is the number one bestselling introduction to sociology for A-level and undergraduate students. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. While both get minor sections again in the final chapter, these are very interesting, if somewhat neglected, areas and it would be good to have them covered in detail within such an accesible text. He is an experienced A-level teacher and examiner, and is an Associate Lecturer in Social Sciences at The Open University.The new chapters on culture and identity and on the mass media take full account of the 'cultural turn' in the subject. Sociology Themes and Perspectives: Selling over a million copies world-wide over 30 years, this eighth edition has been fully updated to give all the detail and depth needed.
Raise standards and engagement in the subject with an easy-to-follow format that makes understanding sociology easier for all your students. It is well worth the money and unlike other works of this kind I find it an interesting read, and not at all 'dry'. He is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology at Preston College and as active member of the ATSS.Increasingly influential concepts and approaches such as postmodernism, the sociology of modernity and globalization are integrated into existing chapters as well. Stay relevant with the most up-to-date developments, empirical studies and theories while consolidating your learning with quick-reference conclusions and summaries at the end of each chapter.
This book has been of great help to me during my first year at Greenwich University where I am studying a B. Martin Holborn is an experienced teacher and examiner of A Level, Access and degree-level Sociology, and the author of numerous social science books including co-authoring the last six editions of Sociology: Themes and Perspectives, which has been a bestseller internationally for many years.My daughter is now studying A level sociology, and this was bought specially to assist in her studies, as the teaching she was receiving left something to be desired. Steve Chapman is an ex-Chief Examiner of Sociology and has authored several textbooks over the past 12 years. Consolidate your learning with the quick-reference conclusions and summaries at the end of each chapter. Unlike some social sciences (such as economics), it does not confine itself to one particular area of social life.