Pearson Higher Education AU, Sep 12, 2013 - Social Science - 527 pages
Building upon the success of previous editions, this fully revised edition of Sociology lays the foundations for understanding sociology in Australia. The depth and breadth of the book ensures its value not only for first-year students, but for sociology majors requiring on-going reference to a range of theoretical perspectives and current debates.
This fifth Australian edition continues to build on the book’s reputation for coverage, clarity and content, drawing upon the work of leading Australian sociologists as well as engaging with global social trends and sociological developments.
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Chapter 2 Globalisation
Chapter 3 Popular culture and the media
Chapter 4 Family life
Chapter 5 Education and knowledge
Chapter 6 Leisure sport tourism and work
Chapter 7 Class and inequality
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Chapter 11 Religion
Chapter 12 Power and the state
Chapter 13 Crime and deviance
Chapter 14 Methods of social research
Chapter 15 Sociological theory
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