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Dillon, Michele

Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century

Dillon, Michele - Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century, ebook

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The extensively revised and updated second edition combines carefully chosen primary quotes with wide-ranging discussion and everyday illustrative examples to provide an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory.

  • Combines classical and contemporary theory in a single, integrated text
  • Short biographies and historical timelines of significant events provide context to theorists' ideas
  • Innovatively builds on excerpts from original theoretical writings with detailed discussion of the concepts and ideas under review
  • Includes new examples of current social processes in China, South Korea, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and other non-Western societies
  • Additional resources, available at www.wiley.com/go/dillon, include multiple choice and essay questions, PowerPoint slides with multimedia links to content illustrative of sociological processes, a list of complementary primary readings, a quotation bank, and other background materials

Keywords: Social Theory, Social theory, contemporary sociological theory, classical sociological theory, Martineau, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, inequality, globalization, feminism, race, sexuality

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
592 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118471913
Printed ISBN
9781118471920

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