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Core Concepts in Sociology


Core Concepts in Sociology


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von: J. Michael Ryan

22,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 07.09.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119168638
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 376

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An essential guide to the basic concepts that comprise the study of sociology with contributions from an international range of leading experts  Core Concepts in Sociology is a comprehensive guide to the essential concepts relevant to the current study of the discipline and wider social science. The contributing authors cover a wide range of concepts that remain at the heart of sociology including those from its academic founding and others much more recent in their development. The text contains contributions from an international panel of leading figures in the field, utilizing their expertise on core concepts and presenting an accessible introduction for students. Drawing on the widest range of ideas, research, current literature and expert assessment, Core Concepts in Sociology contains over 90 concepts that represent the discipline. Coverage includes concepts ranging from aging to capitalism, democracy to economic sociology, epistemology to everyday life, media to risk, stigma and much more. This vital resource: Sets out the concepts that underpin the study of sociology and wider social science Contains contributions from an international panel of leading figures in the field Includes a comprehensive review of the basic concepts that comprise the foundation and essential development of the discipline Designed as a concise and accessible resource  Written for students, researchers and wider professionals with an interest in the field of sociology, Core Concepts in Sociology offers a concise, affordable and accessible resource for studying the underpinnings of sociology and social science.
List of Contributors xi Introduction 1 Aging, Sociology of 3Susan A. McDaniel Alienation 6Chris Yuill Anomie 8Mathieu Deflem Body, the 10Chris Shilling Capital: Cultural, Social, and Economic 14William Haller Capitalism 17Rob Beamish Citizenship 23Charles Lee City, the 27Leonard Nevarez Class 30Rob Beamish Class, Capitalist 34Leslie Sklair Colonialism and Postcolonialism 37Gurminder K. Bhambra Community 40Graham Day Constructionism vs. Essentialism 43Kenneth J. Gergen Consumption 46Juliet B. Schor Crime and Juvenile Delinquency, Sociology of 50Joseph Asomah and Hongming Cheng Culture, Sociology of 55Lisa McCormick Democracy 60Kathleen C. Schwartzman Demography and Population Studies 63Sangeeta Parashar Development, Sociology of 67Peter Evans and Patrick Heller Deviance 70Erich Goode Disability, Sociology of 76Valerie Leiter Dramaturgy 79Robert D. Benford Economic Sociology 81Milan Zafirovski Education, Sociology of 86Annette Lareau and Sherelle Ferguson Emotion, Sociology of 90Marci D. Cottingham Environment, Sociology of the 93Riley E. Dunlap Epistemology 96Liz Stanley Ethnography 98Richard Ocejo Ethnomethodology 100Andrew P. Carlin Everyday Life 103Arthur McLuhan Family and Kinship, Sociology of 105Linda L. Semu Feminist Theory 110Nancy Naples Frames, Narratives, and Ideology 114Rens Vliegenthart Gender 118Michael Kimmel and Katie M. Gordon Globalization 123George Ritzer Homelessness 126James D. Wright Homophobia and Heterosexism 129Damien W. Riggs Human Rights, Sociology of 131Patricia Hynes Identity 133James E. Côté Immigration, Migration, and Refugees 137Alexandra Parrs Inequality, Gender 141Robert Max Jackson Inequality, Global 145Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz Inequality, Racial and Ethnic 149Rutledge M. Dennis Internet, the 155Charalambos Tsekeris Intersectionality 158Kylan Mattias de Vries Knowledge, Sociology of 161E. Doyle McCarthy Life Course 166Jeylan T. Mortimer Marxism 169Alan Spector Masculinities 175Sebastián Madrid Media, Sociology of the 178Michele Sorice Medical Sociology 182William C. Cockerham Medicalization 187Peter Conrad Mental Health and Illness 190Emily Allen Paine and Tetyana PudrovskaMilitary Sociology 194Ryan Kelty and David R. Segal Modernity 197Gerard Delanty and Aurea Mota Nationalism 200Helen Rizzo Organizations, Sociology of 203Stewart Clegg Patriarchy 206Bronwyn Winter Political Sociology 208Alan Scott Popular Culture 212Beryl Langer Postmodernism and Poststructuralism 215Julie M. Albright Poverty 219Tracy Shildrick Power and Authority 222Ashley Harrell and Shane Thye Public Sociology 225Esther Oliver Qualitative Methods 229Amir Marvasti Quantitative Methods 235Guillermina Jasso Race and Ethnicity 242John Stone Rationalization, Bureaucratization, and McDonaldization 247George Ritzer Religion, Sociology of 250Ryan T. Cragun Risk 254Rolf Lidskog Science and Technology, Sociology of 257Gary Bowden Self, the 261Peter L. Callero Sexualities 265Barry D. Adam Social Justice 271Valerie Chepp Social Media and Virtual Communities 274Gaspar Brändle Social Movements and Social Change 276Colin Bernatzky and David A. Snow Social Network Analysis 281Christina Prell Social Psychology 284Maria C. Ramos and Lynn Smith?Lovin Socialization 290Jeremiah C. Morelock and John B. Williamson Sociological Imagination 293Christopher Andrews Sociological Theory 295Jeffrey Stepnisky Sociology 302Elizabeth Hartung and Peter Kivisto Space and Place 309John R. Logan Sport, Sociology of 312Jay Coakley Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination 316Michael Pickering Stigma 318Matthew Clair Stratification and Inequality 322Nico Wilterdink Structure and Agency 326Piotr Sztompka Symbolic Interactionism 329Robert Dingwall Urban Sociology 333Cate Irvin and Kevin Fox Gotham Work, Occupations, and Professions, Sociology of 338Rudi Volti Index 342
J. MICHAEL RYAN, PhD, is currently a researcher for the TRANSRIGHTS Project at the Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal) funded by the European Research Council.
Core Concepts in Sociology is a comprehensive guide to the essential concepts relevant to the current study of the discipline and wider social science. The contributing authors cover a wide range of concepts that remain at the heart of sociology including those from its academic founding and others much more recent in their development. The text contains contributions from an international panel of leading figures in the field, utilizing their expertise on core concepts and presenting an accessible introduction for students. Drawing on the widest range of ideas, research, current literature and expert assessment, Core Concepts in Sociology contains over 90 concepts that represent the discipline. Coverage includes concepts ranging from aging to capitalism, democracy to economic sociology, epistemology to everyday life, media to risk, stigma and much more. Written for students, researchers and wider professionals with an interest in the field of sociology, Core Concepts in Sociology offers a concise, affordable and accessible resource for studying the underpinnings of sociology and social science.

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