Now available in a discounted bundle, buy the exciting new seventh edition of Anthony Giddens and Philip W. Sutton s Sociology alongside the specially tailored and revised selection of key sociological works in Sociology: Introductory Readings. The main textbook provides an authoritative overview of recent global developments and new ideas in sociology. Classic debates are also given careful coverage, with even the most complex ideas explained in an engaging way. The reader offers a stimulating and wide-ranging set of readings to enable students to get to grips with original sociological thinking. A strong emphasis has been placed on creating a productive mixture of classic and contemporary readings which is highly readable and lively, yet remains challenging. Together the two books provide an engaging and thorough introduction to the full scope of sociology - a comprehensive resource for all students. For additional support and material, please visit the accompanying website at: politybooks.com/giddens
Anthony Giddens is the former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is now a member of the House of Lords. He is a very influential sociologist and social theorist, and his many books include The Third Way and The Consequences of Modernity. Philip W. Sutton is an independent researcher, formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.
Sociology, 7th edition Introduction 1 What is Sociology? 2 Asking and Answering Sociological Questions 3 Theories and Perspectives 4 Globalization and Social Change 5 The Environment 6 Cities and Urban Life 7 Work and the Economy 8 Social Interaction and Everyday Life 9 The Life Course 10 Families and Intimate Relationships 11 Health, Illness and Disability 12 Stratification and Social Class 13 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare 14 Global Inequality 15 Gender and Sexuality 16 Race, Ethnicity and Migration 17 Religion 18 The Media 19 Organizations and Networks 20 Education 21 Crime and Deviance 22 Politics, Government and Social Movements 23 Nations, War and Terrorism Glossary Sociology: Introductory Readings, 3rd edition Introduction - The Sociological Perspective PART 1 Theories of Society PART 2 Research Methods PART 3 Natural and Urban Environments PART 4 Institutions and Organizations PART 5 Social Inequalities PART 6 Relationships and the Life-course PART 7 Interaction and Communication PART 8 Health and the Body PART 9 Crime and Deviance PART 10 Political Sociology