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Contemporary British Society 3rd Ed by
Provides a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the social structure of modern Britain. The very latest statistical information and empirical studies, and examines all the new arguments and debates concerning modern British society. Explore the major areas of modern life- employment, inequality, class, gender, ethnicity, family, education, health, media, deviance and politics.
Introductory Sociology 4th Ed. by
Introductory Sociology is one of the most ambitious textbooks in its field. Structured to cover all the main topics studied with exciting contemporary debates about modernity, globalization & social identity, media and social divisions including disability, youth & old age as well as class, gender and race.
Sociology 4th Ed. by
An authoritative and theoretically grounded approach to sociology, covering classic and contemporary research. Providing context for debate and discussion that enables you to develop your critical awareness skills. Contemporary issues such as anti-social behavior are reinforced with recent research and looking at popular cultures recent developments in social networking and online identities.
Sociology 5th Ed. by
This essential and authoritative text lays the foundations for a theoretically and methodologically robust understanding of sociology. Key topics are then examined and encouraging reflection within a wide social, cultural and historical context. Topical and fascinating examples from around the world help to contextualise and apply sociological thinking to our own lives.
Social Psychology 7th Ed. by
Research made relevant through a storytelling approach to convey the science of social psychology. Bring the topics to life through real-world examples by paying particular attention to the classic research that has driven the field and introducing cutting-edge research that is the future of Social Psychology.
Sociology 8th Ed. by
Guide to understanding the world we make and the lives we lead; providing an overview of recent global developments and new ideas in sociology. Debates are given careful coverage, with the most complex ideas explained. Showing examples of what sociology has to say about key issues in our contemporary world such as: growing inequality, rise of terrorism, and the media & politics.
A lively introduction to the diverse ways of thinking about social life, examining: the scope, history and purpose of sociology ways of understanding 'the social' state of the world we live in today suffering and social inequalities key tools for researching and thinking about 'the social' the impact of new technologies. Encouraging you to think critically about the structures, meanings, histories and cultures found in the rapidly changing world we live in.
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Family Studies by
Provides an indispensable and comprehensive account of how families work both internally and in relation to society through the labour market and also through social institutions like education and the law.
The Good Research Guide by
A practical and comprehensive guide for students in education, health studies, business studies and other social sciences, who need to conduct small-scale research projects as part of undergraduate, postgraduate or professional studies.
Key Books for A Level
Sociology for AQA by Sociology for AQA Volume 1 is the new edition of Ken Browne's textbook, designed for AQA's new Sociology AS level and Year 1 A level.
Sociology for AQA - 2nd-Year A Level by Sociology for AQA Volume 2 is the new edition of Ken Browne, Jonathan Blundell and Pamela Law's widely used textbook, designed for the second year of AQA s new Sociology A level.
Getting By by This book offers rare insight into life in a Nottingham neighborhood estate with gun and drug crime problems, unemployment and poverty. Written by a former resident of the estate, with contributions by Danny Dorling and Owen Jones.
The sociology book by All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to sociology.
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