Sociology alongside the specially tailored and revised selection of key sociological works in
Sociology: Introductory Readings.
The main textbook provides an authoritative overview of recent global developments and new ideas in sociology. Classic debates are also given careful coverage, with even the most complex ideas explained in an engaging way.
The reader offers a stimulating and wide–ranging set of readings to enable students to get to grips with original sociological thinking. A strong emphasis has been placed on creating a productive mixture of classic and contemporary readings which is highly readable and lively, yet remains challenging.
Together the two books provide an engaging and thorough introduction to the full scope of sociology – a comprehensive resource for all students.
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PART 1 Theories of Society
PART 2 Research Methods
PART 3 Natural and Urban Environments
PART 4 Institutions and Organizations
PART 5 Social Inequalities
PART 6 Relationships and the Life–course
PART 7 Interaction and Communication
PART 8 Health and the Body
PART 9 Crime and Deviance
PART 10 Political Sociology
Philip W. Sutton is an independent researcher, formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.