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Global Sociology By Robin Cohen

Global Sociology by Robin Cohen

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Summary

Offering a global approach to sociology, this textbook is written in a style that is relevant and fresh for the undergraduate reader whether they have studied sociology before or not. It offers discussion of a range of topical and substantive areas and avoids the "West and the rest" approach.

Global Sociology Summary

Global Sociology by Robin Cohen

Offering an approach to sociology that takes the global dimensions of the contemporary world as its overarching framework, this textbook is written in a style that is relevant and fresh for the undergraduate reader whether they have studied sociology before or not. It offers sociological discussion of a range of topical and substantive areas, structured in a student-friendly way. This international text is written to engage readers actively in thinking about social life and challenges the "West and the rest" stance of many other texts.

About Robin Cohen

ROBIN COHEN is Professor of Sociology and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick. PAUL KENNEDY is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations - List of Boxes - List of Tables - List of Abbreviations and Acronyms - PART 1: INTERPRETATIONS - Introducing Global Sociology - Thinking Globally - Modernity and The Evolution of World Society - The Changing World of Work - Nation States and Global Change - PART 2: DIVISIONS - Global Inequalities: Gender, Race and Class - TNCs: Their Economic and Social Roles - Uneven Development: The Victims - Failures of Global Control: Crime, Drugs and Famine - Asia Pacific: From Miracle to Mirage? - PART 3: EXPERIENCES - Population Pressures and Migration - Tourism: Social and Cultural Effects - Consuming Culture - Media and Communication - Urban Life - PART 4: DYNAMICS - Explaining Social Movements - Challenges to a Gendered World - Towards A Sustainable Future: The Green Movement - Communities and Belonging - Globalization: Utopia or Dystopia? - Glossary - References - Index

Additional information

GOR001387107
9780333651124
033365112X
Global Sociology by Robin Cohen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2000-02-22
432
N/A
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