Sociology: Themes and Perspectives has been the bestselling textbook for sociology students for more than 20 years and has sold more than a million copies worldwide. As well as a brand new chapter on Health, Medicine and the Body, the sixth edition has been comprehensively updated to reflect key directions in the subject in the 21st century. Contents Introduction: Sociological Perspectives 1. Social Stratification 2. Sex and Gender 3. Race, Ethnicity and Nationality 4. Poverty and Social Exclusion 5. Health, Medicine and the Body 6. Crime and Deviance 7. Religion 8. Families and Households 9. Power, Politics and the State 10. Work, Unemployment and Leisure 11. Education 12. Culture and Identity 13. Communication and the Media 14. Methodology 15. Sociological Theory Bibliography Index
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Mike Haralambos wrote the first edition of Sociology Themes and Perspectives while a lecturer at Preston College in the late 1970s. Following the phenomenal success of the book he founded Causeway Press. He is involved in writing and editing for Social Sciences and is an active member of ATSS.Martin Holborn has authored the last three editions of Sociology Themes and Perspectives as well as co-authoring the recent Student Handbook. He is Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology at Preston College and as active member of the ATSS.
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Book Description Collins Educational, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000715447X