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Australian sociology : a changing society

Author: David Holmes; Karen Pritchard Hughes; Roberta Julian
Publisher: Frenchs Forest, NSW : Pearson Education Australia, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Designed to meet the demand for one semester sociology units that are offered to both students who are intending to take a major program of study, but also for students who are taking a semester of sociology as part of another degree program.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Holmes; Karen Pritchard Hughes; Roberta Julian
ISBN: 0733978673 9780733978678
OCLC Number: 186976397
Description: xvi, 600 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. What is sociology? --
2. Sociological theory --
3. Class --
4. Sex, gender and sexualities --
5. Ethnicity and immigration: challenging the national imaginary? --
6. Aboriginality and Australia's indigenous peoples / Roberta Julian (with Carol Pybus) --
7. The more you learn the more you earn?: education today --
8. The social production of illness and health --
9. The family: nuclear or unclear? --
10. Deviance or difference? --
11. The working environment / Shaun Wilson --
12. Power and the State --
13. Religion --
14. Globalisation and the city --
15. Media, popular culture and the networked society --
16. 'Research shows that...': how to use this phrase with confidence --
Glossary --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: David Holmes, Kate Hughes, and Roberta Julian.

Abstract:

Designed to meet the demand for one semester sociology units that are offered to both students who are intending to take a major program of study, but also for students who are taking a semester of sociology as part of another degree program.

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1. What is sociology? -- 2. Sociological theory -- 3. Class -- 4. Sex, gender and sexualities -- 5. Ethnicity and immigration: challenging the national imaginary? -- 6. Aboriginality and Australia's indigenous peoples / Roberta Julian (with Carol Pybus) -- 7. The more you learn the more you earn?: education today -- 8. The social production of illness and health -- 9. The family: nuclear or unclear? -- 10. Deviance or difference? -- 11. The working environment / Shaun Wilson -- 12. Power and the State -- 13. Religion -- 14. Globalisation and the city -- 15. Media, popular culture and the networked society -- 16. 'Research shows that...': hoow to use this phrase with confidence -- Glossary.

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