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Sociological Quest: An Introduction To The Study Of Social Life

Sociological Quest: An Introduction To The Study Of Social Life

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hat is sociology? How do you 'do' sociology? Starting sociology can be daunting. This user-friendly introduction takes the reader on a quest, guiding them along the path towards a sociological understanding of the world we live in. Using contemporary examples, The Sociological Quest asks what is distinctive about the way sociologists view society. The author argues that they are concerned with the relationship between the individual and society, and that a sociological analysis involves an approach which is historical, cultural, structural and critical.

- Publisher Fully revised and expanded second edition of an introductory text to the study of sociology, originally published in 1993. Outlines some of the important components of a sociological way of understanding the social world. Extensive use is made of examples. The author has taught introductory sociology for many years in Australia and New Zealand and is currently associate professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at La Trobe University, Melbourne.

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hat is sociology? How do you 'do' sociology? Starting sociology can be daunting. This user-friendly introduction takes the reader on a quest, guiding them along the path towards a sociological understanding of the world we live in. Using contemporary examples, The Sociological Quest asks what is distinctive about the way sociologists view society. The author argues that they are concerned with the relationship between the individual and society, and that a sociological analysis involves an approach which is historical, cultural, structural and critical.
- Publisher
Fully revised and expanded second edition of an introductory text to the study of sociology, originally published in 1993. Outlines some of the important components of a sociological way of understanding the social world. Extensive use is made of examples. The author has taught introductory sociology for many years in Australia and New Zealand and is currently associate professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
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Table Of Contents

  • The Nature Of Sociological Explanation
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Structure And Critique
  • The Social And Biological World
  • Theory And Method
  • Doing Sociology.

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  • Catalogue Code 120481
  • Product Code 1863738223
  • EAN 9781863738224
  • Pages 160
  • Department Academic
  • Category Ethics
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Allen & Unwin Australia
  • Publication Date Mar 1995
  • Weight 0.210kg
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