Social Science

Think Sociology

Author: John Carl,Sarah Baker,Brady Robards,John Scott,Wendy Hillman,Geoffrey Lawrence

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1442543337

Category: Social Science

Page: 309

View: 6058

THINK Currency. THINK Issues. THINK Relevancy. THINK Sociology. With an engaging visual design and just 15 chapters, THINK Sociology is the Australian Sociology text your students will want to read. This text thinks their thoughts, speaks their language, grapples with the current-day problems they face, and grounds sociology in real world experiences. THINK Sociology is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your unit with little additional work.

THINK Sociology, Second Canadian Edition

Author: John D Carl,Marc Bélanger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780205929931

Category: Sociology

Page: 336

View: 9845

With an engaging visual design, unique pedagogical features, and integrated Canadian content, THINK Sociology 2ce continues to be an introductory Sociology text your students will actually read. Its journalistic, first-person writing style will engage your students while delivering the core concepts in a way that they can actually understand.

Think Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467298255

Category: Education

Page: 314

View: 6602

Facts101 is your complete guide to Think Sociology. In this book, you will learn topics such as CULTURE, SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND INTERACTION, SOCIALIZATION, and GROUPS AND SOCIETIES plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Outlines and Highlights for Think Sociology by John D Carl, Isbn


Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781614611226

Category: Education

Page: 324

View: 3585

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780205777181 .
Social Science

Think Sociology

Author: Paul Stephens,Andy Leach,Laura Taggart

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 9780748725632

Category: Social Science

Page: 632

View: 5409

Geared towards helping students of all abilities to engage with sociological issues and theories and achieve exam success, this A-Level Sociology textbook incorporates recent developments in sociological thinking and includes many examples from research. It contains exercises which test knowledge and understanding and are designed to develop the skills of interpretation, application and evaluation. A for and against feature is provided to help with the evaluation of different sociological theories, as well as tips on exam practice.
Social Science

Sociology and Scientism

The American Quest for Objectivity, 1880-1940

Author: Robert C. Bannister

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807843277

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

View: 1088

During the 1920s a new generation of American sociologists tried to make their discipline more objective by adopting the methodology of the natural sciences. Robert Bannister provides the first comprehensive account of the emergence of this "objectivism"
Social Science

Soziologische Phantasie

Author: C. Wright Mills

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 365810015X

Category: Social Science

Page: 325

View: 3056

Soziologische Phantasie, die erstmals 1963 erschienene deutsche Übersetzung von C. Wright Mills‘ The Sociological Imagination, darf zurecht als Meilenstein wissenschaftlich-politischer Debatten in den Vereinigten Staaten betrachtet werden und zählt auch heute noch zu einer der wichtigsten Selbstkritiken der Soziologie. Mills schlägt hier einen dritten Weg zwischen bloßem Empirismus und abgehobener Theorie ein: Er plädiert für eine kritische Sozialwissenschaft, die sich weder bürokratisch instrumentalisieren lässt noch selbstverliebt vor sich hin prozessiert, sondern gesellschaftliche Bedeutung erlangt, indem sie den Zusammenhang von persönlichen Schwierigkeiten und öffentlichen Problemen erhellt. Eben dies sei Aufgabe und Verheißung einer Soziologie, die sich viel zu häufig „einer merkwürdigen Lust an der Attitüde des Unbeteiligten“ hingebe.

The Sacred Project of American Sociology

Author: Christian Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199377138

Category: Religion

Page: 212

View: 7073

This text shows counter-intuitively, that the secular enterprise that everyday sociology appears to be pursuing is actually not what is really going on at sociology's deepest level. Sociology today is in fact animated by sacred impulses, driven by sacred commitments, and serves a sacred project. The book re-asserts a vision for what sociology is most important for, in contrast with its current commitments, and calls sociologists back to a more honest, fair, and healthy vision of its purpose.
Social Science

An Introduction to Medical Sociology

Author: David Tuckett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317833090

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

View: 8869

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press. Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1976 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection.

Sociology in Perspective

Author: Mark Kirby

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435331603

Category: Sociology

Page: 831

View: 3865

This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.
Social Science

Thinking about Sociology

A Critical Introduction

Author: Karen L. Anderson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195437874

Category: Social Science

Page: 553

View: 6848

Promoting the development of critical thinking skills throughout, this lively survey of core sociological concepts is a comprehensive introduction to the discipline. By exploring classic and current theories students will form an appreciation of the field's foundation while up-to-date examples, many of them Canadian, will help them understand the application of sociological principles in today's world. Compelling and timely, Thinking About Sociology will challenge students to rethink their own assumptions and their place within society.
Political Science

Smile or Die

Wie die Ideologie des positiven Denkens die Welt verdummt

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

Publisher: Antje Kunstmann

ISBN: 388897920X

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

View: 9477

Wie konnte aus dem harmlosen Lob einer optimistischen Lebenseinstellung eine kulturelle Glaubenswahrheit mit zunehmend zwanghaften Zügen werden? Mit kritischer Intelligenz und beißendem Spott nimmt Ehrenreich eine blühende Bewusstseinsindustrie unter die Lupe, die mit "Positive Thinking" inzwischen Milliarden verdient. "Sei positiv! Optimisten leben länger! Der Erfolg ist in dir!" Seit Jahrzehnten künden Ratgeber und Motivationstrainer von der grenzenlosen Macht positiven Denkens. Glück, Gesundheit, Reichtum und beruflicher Erfolg - so die Botschaft - sind für jeden jederzeit erreichbar, eine lückenlos positive Grundhaltung vorausgesetzt. Selbst schuld, wer da noch Sorgen hat oder gar die Ursachen seiner Probleme in der Realität vermutet. Arbeitslose erfahren, einzig der Ton ihrer Bewerbung entscheide über deren Erfolg. Selbst Krebskranke werden heute gewarnt, eine "negative Haltung" könne ihre Heilung gefährden. Eine "erfrischend aggressive und glänzend intelligente Attacke auf das Nonsense-Monster mit den tausend Armen" (Daily Mail), zugleich ein überfälliges Plädoyer für eine Rückkehr zu Realismus und gesundem Menschenverstand.
Social Science

Theoretical Thinking in Sociology

Author: William Skidmore

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521296069

Category: Social Science

Page: 271

View: 6239

Sociological theory has typically been studied in three types of courses: history of sociological thought, modern sociological perspectives, and philosophy of science. Theoretical Thinking in Sociology is a book that combines all three of these approaches and covers four main themes in sociological theory - exchange theory, functionalism, symbolic interaction and ethnomethodology. Although each theory takes a different approach to the task of explaining social order, all are presented with an emphasis on theoretical thinking. In addition to outlining these theories, the author describes in detail the theoretical problems faced by leading sociological theorists and their solutions to them, and presents theory as a creative intellectual development. The book reviews significant problems from the history of theory in sociology, and discusses research literature and the relationship of this research to its theoretical field. Each chapter of this 1979 second edition ends with a summary, topics for discussion, essay questions, and suggestions for further reading.
Social Science

Problems of Reflexivity and Dialectics in Sociological Inquiry (RLE Social Theory)

Language Theorizing Difference

Author: Barry Sandywell,David Silverman,Maurice Roche,Paul Filmer,Michael Phillipson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317651324

Category: Social Science

Page: 204

View: 8293

This is a work of social theory and philosophy which seeks to make the constitution of social theory a ‘social’ activity. It is essentially a collaborative text, by five authors, committed to a re-awakening of some of the forgotten dimensions of social theorizing. The collaborative work was originally occasioned by an attempt to analyse the notion of social stratification and its treatment in the sociological tradition. The authors’ main concern here is with the nature of social theorizing, and in particular the ‘difference’ between Self and Other, being and beings, Language and Speech. The papers in the book focus on themes that are fundamental to the sense of inquiry and tradition which they are concerned to display. The themes discussed include speech, Language, Identity, Difference, Critical Tradition, Community, Metaphor, Dialectics, Observing and Reading.

Sociology in Question

Author: Professor Pierre Bourdieu

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446236840


Page: 192

View: 3591

The works of Pierre Bourdieu occupy a central place in the current development of world sociology. This volume offers an accessible but challenging introduction to Bourdieu's ideas. In a series of discussions, lectures and interviews, the range of Bourdieu's ideas is laid out and its relation to other disciplines and other sociological schools is explored. The issues developed include the sociology of culture, leisure and taste; the intrinsic reflexivity of social science; and the role of language in society and social sciences.

THINK Social Problems

Sociology, Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467219452

Category: Education

Page: 83

View: 5290

Facts101 is your complete guide to THINK Social Problems. In this book, you will learn topics such as RACE AND IMMIGRATION, GENDER, AGING: SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF GROWING OLD, and MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Social Science

Sociology in Action

Cases for Critical and Sociological Thinking

Author: David S. Hachen

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761986638

Category: Social Science

Page: 335

View: 5690

Sociology in Action is a highly practical introduction to interpreting and analyzing situations sociologically, which uses case studies to promote active learning of key thinking skills.
Social Science

The Promise of Sociology

The Classical Tradition and Contemporary Sociological Thinking

Author: Rob Beamish

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442601876

Category: Social Science

Page: 330

View: 1592

"This is a lovely, highly focused, and interesting way to introduce students to sociology. The book will both challenge and be of great interest to introductory sociology students." - George Ritzer, University of Maryland