The second edition of a widely used introduction to Australiansociology, designed as a flexible learning tool. It takes an appliedapproach, demonstrating the value of a sociological perspective oncontemporary Australian life.· Fully revised and updated· Includes two new chapters on religion and on terrorism· First edition published in 2006 - became an instant success in a highlycompetitive first year textbook market; one of the most widely used firstyear university sociology textbooks in Australia· Editors are well-known and respected sociology educators· Student friendly approach, with case studies, guidelines on writingsociology essays, activities· Accompanied by an extensive support websiteHow can developing a sociological gaze help us understand the way welive? Public Sociology shows that our lives are not solely determined bypersonal choices, demonstrating how a sociological gaze allows us to seethe way our private troubles are connected to public issues.Public Sociology highlights the utility and application of sociology inprofessional and community life using real-world examples from Australiaand across the globe. The first edition of Public Sociology established itselfas a highly regarded and accessible student text. This second edition hasbeen thoroughly updated to maintain a fresh approach, and reflects theever-increasing importance of technology in our lives. The authors revealhow the tools of sociological training and an empirically groundedsociological perspective are essential to understanding and engaging with
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John Germov is the editor of Second Opinion, and coeditor of A Sociology of Food and Nutrition. Marilyn Poole is coeditor of Sociology: Australian Connections and A Certain Age, and editor of Family: Changing Families, Changing Times.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111742371450
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Second Edition, Second edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1742371450
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 538 pages. 9.60x6.90x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1742371450