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Key ideas in sociology

Key ideas in sociology

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Key Ideas in Sociology provides undergraduate and graduate students with a concise and intellectual account of ideas that have been developed over time by a variety of social thinkers. It is an ideal supplementary textbook for an idea-oriented introductory sociology course or for any social theory course."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kivisto, Peter, 1948-
Key ideas in sociology.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kivisto
ISBN: 0761988254 9780761988250 0761988238 9780761988236
OCLC Number: 52819695
Description: xiii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Key Ideas About the Social World --
2. Industrial Society: From the Satanic Mills to the Computer Age --
3. Democracy: From the Fall of the Bastille to the Fall of the Berlin Wall --
4. Individualism: The Tension Between Me and Us --
5. Modernity: From the Promise of Modern Society to Postmodern Suspicions --
6. Globalization: Key Ideas in a Global Framework.
Responsibility: Peter Kivisto.
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