OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Sociology (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780199563753

Price(incl.tax): 
¥6,275
Author: 
James Fulcher; John Scott
Pages
912 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
192 x 262 mm
Pub date
Mar 2011
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The fourth edition of Fulcher and Scott provides an authoritative and theoretically grounded approach to sociology, covering both classic and contemporary research. It provides the context for debate and discussion that enables students to develop their critical awareness skills. Contemporary issues such as child abuse are backed with recent research, whilst the student-centred approach adopted in this edition looks at popular culture and recent developments such as social networking and online identities. A system of consistent cross-referencing and signposting signals where topics are explored to allow easy navigation of the text. Clear links between the main text and learning features emphasize the relevance of these features. A wealth of features support students and teachers. Online Resources For students Case studies: each chapter has a case study that draws on recent sociological research and news from the popular media with questions MCQs: bank of self-marking multiple-choice questions for each chapter Web links: series of annotated web links organised by chapter Interactive revision activities Information and advice on careers: to provide guidance on careers available to students of sociology and links to sources of further information. This expands on the information on careers provided in chapter 1. For lecturers Further collection of case studies for group tutorial work and assignments, accompanied by critical thinking questions Bank of essay and short answer questions for each chapter. PowerPoint slides for lecturer presentations arranged by chapter. Comprehensive Instructor's Manual, includes lecturer outline and teaching activities. Guide to discussion points at the end of each chapter.

Index: 

PART ONE - THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY: THEORIES AND METHODS
PART TWO - SOCIAL IDENTITIES
PART THREE - CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, AND BELIEF
PART FOUR - SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL
PART FIVE - PRODUCTION, INEQUALITIES, AND SOCIAL DIVISIONS

About the author: 

Dr James Fulcher is an Honorary University Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of Leicester. ; Professor John Scott is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Plymouth

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