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The Virtual Self. A Contemporary Sociology. Edition No. 1. 21st Century Sociology

  • ID: 2383045
  • Book
  • October 2003
  • 216 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Virtual Self is an engaging and exciting text that addresses issues relating to our rapidly changing society, social structure, and communication needs. In doing so, it addresses major issues in sociology that inform virtually all of a student’s course work.
  • Introduces students to concepts of the self and society in an age of rapid technology and high speed communication
  • Examines the relationship between everyday life and social structure in key domains of communication, personality, work/family, leisure and entertainment, and economics
  • Written in a lively, engaging style for readers without a sociological background
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Preface.

1. Everyday Life in Our Wired World.

2. Sociology’s Encyclopedia.

3. Does Postmodernism Make You Mad? or, Did You Flunk Statistics?.

4. Adventures in Capitalism.

5. Girl Talk.

6. Virtually, a Sociology!.

Glossary.

References.

Index

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Ben Agger University of Texas, Arlington, USA.
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