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The Blackwell dictionary of sociology : a user's guide to sociological language

Author: Allan G Johnson
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This one-volume dictionary defines often amorphous and fuzzy sociological concepts in a lively and sensible way, and provides an introduction to what it means to think sociologically. For a deeper understanding of social life, and of the only discipline dedicted to making sense of it in all its diversity, this dictionary is a perfect guide. The combination of clear prose, engaging examples, and a single author's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Ebook
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xii, 413 p
(DLC) 99049053
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allan G Johnson
ISBN: 0631227660 9780631227663 9781849720564 1849720568
OCLC Number: 858903083
Notes: A-Z.
Description: 1 online resource (1269 entries) : 11 images, digital files
Other Titles: Dictionary of sociology
Responsibility: Allan G. Johnson.

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This one-volume dictionary defines often amorphous and fuzzy sociological concepts in a lively and sensible way, and provides an introduction to what it means to think sociologically. For a deeper understanding of social life, and of the only discipline dedicted to making sense of it in all its diversity, this dictionary is a perfect guide. The combination of clear prose, engaging examples, and a single author's strong voice makes this a distinctive and valuable reference work.

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