Explains the key terms for anyone studying in school, college or those working in the social care sector. Each entry begins with a clear definition and is followed by explanation that contextualises the concept and applies it to the real world.
From `Action and agency `to `world systems' the book provides clear definitions, in-depth descriptions and real world example applications, making the most complicated of terms easy to understand. This is an invaluable reference for students of sociology courses, helping familiarise them with the language of field.
New students - terms and concepts clearly explained, helps students new to Sociology gain a thorough understanding quickly
While on the course - full explanations of important and challenging concepts, helps students tackle course assignments with confidence
Emily Painter is a teacher at a sixth form college in Birmingham. She has many years' experience teaching Sociology. She is a regular contributor to the Collins Freedom to Teach blog. Esther Zarifi is currently a teacher of Sociology in Northumberland. She has many years' experience teaching Sociology, and is the subject leader for these ever-popular courses as part of her role in the Humanities Department.