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Sociology

Author: Nicholas Abercrombie
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Polity, 2004.
Series: Short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sociology is the intellectual discipline that seeks to provide answers to such questions by the deployment of argument and evidence. In doing so it will often query basic assumptions that we all make about our social world, and therefore it has the capacity to upset settled or conventional opinions. This book is an invitation to engage in this endeavour. It is intended for people who are curious about the social  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Abercrombie
ISBN: 074562541X 9780745625416 0745625428 9780745625423
OCLC Number: 52514348
Description: x, 142 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. The reality of everyday life --
2. Who do we think we are? --
3. Who do we love? --
4. Who do we talk to? --
5. Is work a curse? --
6. Does inequality matter?--7. Why don't things fall apart? --
8. Has the magic gone? --
9. What can sociology do for you?
Series Title: Short introductions.
Responsibility: Nicholas Abercrombie.
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