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