Sociology : the basics

Martin Albrow

This is a book for anyone who wants to know what sociology is and what sociologists do. In a subject which has changed dramatically over the last twenty years, Sociology: The Basics offers the most up to date guide to the major topics and areas of debate. It covers among other things: * sociology and society* laws, morality and science* social relations* power and communication* society in the future* becoming a sociologist.Clearly written, concise and comprehensive, Sociology: The Basics will be an essential text for anyone thinking of studying the subject.Other titles in the Basics series include: Language: the Basics Pb 0415125413Politics: the Basics Pb 0415102634Philosophy: the Basics Pb 0415124964

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  • Part 1 Sociology and society: sociology's place in the world
  • Margaret Thatcher's problem - society's existence
  • society as the nation-state
  • Socrates discovers society
  • humanity and difference
  • society or societies
  • making society
  • culture
  • environment and the nature of human society. Part 2 Sociology's scientific method: exploring the reality of society
  • laws, morality and science
  • not a science of everything. Part 3 The elementary theory of society: aids to thinking about society
  • social relations
  • four types of social relations
  • power
  • communication
  • social status
  • groups and institutions
  • co-operation, conflict and trust. Part 4 Sociology and other disciplines: specialization and reductionism
  • political science
  • sociology and the state
  • economics, sociology and work
  • history, sociology and grand narrative
  • psychology, sociology and identity
  • environmental sciences
  • sociology and the globe
  • cultural studies and sociology
  • women's studies
  • sociology and sex
  • social policy and sociology. Part 5 Society in the future: the ignorance society, the control freaks, the open future, the origins and nature of capitalism, the limits of capitalism, social transformation
  • becoming a sociologist.

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書名 Sociology : the basics
著作者等 Albrow, Martin
出版元 Routledge
刊行年月 1999
ページ数 xiv, 203 p.
大きさ 21 cm
ISBN 0415172640
NCID BA43175484
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス