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The SAGE dictionary of sociology

By: Bruce, Steve Yearley, Steven

184787732X / 9781847877321
Ebook
301.03
05/01/2006
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324 pages

"Undoubtedly the most accessible, readable and downright interesting - even amusing - dictionary of its type. In being all of those things - and more - the dictionary does not sacrifice on quality. There are many well-chosen entries and they are quite informative. A useful addition to any scholar's library while at the same time being an excellent resource for both graduate and undergraduate students"
- George Ritzer, University of Maryland

 "This is a delightful and comprehensive dictionary. The authors write in an engaging and lively style that brings alive the ideas of sociology not only for existing practitioners, but also for a whole new generation of students"
- Tim May, University of Salford

 With over 1000 entries on key concepts and theorists, The SAGE Dictionary of Sociology provides full coverage of the field, clarifying the technical use of apparently common words, explaining the fundamental concepts and introducing new and unfamiliar terms. This book provides:

  • authoritative, reliable definitions
  • accessible 'digests' of key arguments
  • contemporary, appealing illustrations of points
  • readability.

 This is not just another dry guide to the discipline. Engagingly written with its audience firmly in mind, it will be the definitive and chosen companion to established textbooks and teaching materials in sociology.

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GBC Reference works, JH Sociology & anthropology, JHB Sociology

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