9781412987615

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era : Text and Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412987615

  • ISBN 10:

    141298761X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/29/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings combines the major writings of sociology's core contemporary theorists with a historical and theoretical framework for understanding these works. The text enables students to compare and contrast core concepts and ideas, stresses contemporary applications and examples, and provides a variety of visuals and pedagogical devices.The key changes for the Second Edition are:'¢ A concluding chapter will look at the current state of contemporary theory, the authors' predictions for the future of theory, and perspectives like public sociology'¢ The feminist theory chapter will be reframed into gender theory, with coverage of queer theory'¢ Addition of tables comparing and contrasting theories presented in the chapters'¢ Addition of more 'Significant Others' boxes'¢ Updating/revising Chapters 1 and 10, as per reviewers' suggestions'¢ New photos'¢ New teaching resources including test questions and PowerPoint slides for each chapter

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