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The Resource Sociology, Nicholas Abercrombie

Sociology, Nicholas Abercrombie

Label
Sociology
Title
Sociology
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Abercrombie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
People are naturally curious about their social world. Sociology is the intellectual discipline that seeks to provide answers to social questions by the deployment of argument and evidence. This text is an invitation to do so.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Abercrombie, Nicholas
Dewey number
301
Index
index present
LC call number
HM585
LC item number
.A243 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Short introductions
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  • Sociology
  • Society
  • Sociology & anthropology
  • Sociology
Summary expansion
Sociology is the intellectual discipline that seeks to provideanswers to those questions by the deployment of argument andevidence. In doing so it will often question basic assumptions thatwe all make about our social world and therefore has the capacityto upset settled or conventional opinions. This book is aninvitation to engage in this endeavour. concise, accessible introduction to a key discipline in thesocial sciences; written by an experienced author who is widely respected forhis broad and deep understanding of the subject and his ability towrite in a clear and compelling way; provides argument and evidence about key sociological questionswhich will be of help to students approaching the subject for thefirst time; this is the third book in the Polity Short Introductions series(following Bob Connell's Gender and Stephanise Lawson'sInternational Relations)
Label
Sociology, Nicholas Abercrombie
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip045/2003014195.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. The reality of everyday life. 2. Who do we think we are?. 3. Who do we love?. 4. Who do we talk to?. 5. Is work a curse?. 6. Does inequality matter?. 7. Why don't things fall apart?. 8. Has the magic gone?. 9. What can sociology do for you?. Notes. Index
Control code
BDZ0005001601
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 142 p.
Isbn
9780745625423
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Sociology, Nicholas Abercrombie
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip045/2003014195.html
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. The reality of everyday life. 2. Who do we think we are?. 3. Who do we love?. 4. Who do we talk to?. 5. Is work a curse?. 6. Does inequality matter?. 7. Why don't things fall apart?. 8. Has the magic gone?. 9. What can sociology do for you?. Notes. Index
Control code
BDZ0005001601
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 142 p.
Isbn
9780745625423
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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