Sociology: The Basics

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Routledge, 1999 - Social Science - 203 pages
This is a book for anyone who wants to know what sociology is and what sociologists do. In a subject which has changed dramatically over the last twenty years, Sociology: The Basics offers the most up to date guide to the major topics and areas of debate. It covers among other things:
* sociology and society
* laws, morality and science
* social relations
* power and communication
* society in the future
* becoming a sociologist.
Clearly written, concise and comprehensive, Sociology: The Basics will be an essential text for anyone thinking of studying the subject.
Other titles in the Basics series include:
Language: the Basics Pb 0415125413
Politics: the Basics Pb 0415102634
Philosophy: the Basics Pb 0415124964

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About the author (1999)

Martin Albrow is a research professor at Roehampton Institute, London. Previous publications include Global Age: State and Society Beyond Modernity (1996) and Do Organizations Have Feelings? (1997)

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