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Sociology Australia

Author: Judith Bessant; Rob Watts
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work shows students how they can locate themselves in Australian society and the world, encouraging them to move beyond commonsense understandings and to develop critical thinking skills. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Bessant; Rob Watts
ISBN: 1864487313 9781864487312
OCLC Number: 222773408
Description: xviii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: IntroductionPart One: What is Sociology?1 Modernity and sociology2 Mapping sociological theories3 Doing sociologyPart Two: Being Yourself, Being Australian4 Ourselves, myself, yourself5 Ourselves in families6 Being young - age and identity7 Sex and gender in Australia8 Neighbours - identity, ethnicity and multiculturalismPart Three: Globalisation, Work and Inequality9 Australia in a globalising world10 Unemployment, the future of work and globalisation11 Class and inequality in Australia12 Poverty and inequality in AustraliaPart Four: Power and Knowledge13 Being different - deviance, order and power14 Knowing the world - the Australian mediaGlossaryReferencesIndex
Responsibility: Judith Bessant & Rob Watts.

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