This text offers an introduction to the theorists who have made a key contribution to the discipline of sociology. Its structure places the writers in their social and intellectual context, and summarizes the central issues dealt with in their work.
This broad ranging text offers an introduction to the theorists who have made a key contribution to the discipline of sociology. Its structure places the writers in their social and intellectual context, summarizes the central issues dealt with in their work and sketches out the intellectual legacy they have left behind them. Illustrating how these thinkers have shed light on how we think about society, the book aims to convey the spirit of openness intrinsic to the sociological enterprise. The book is suitable for undergraduate courses on sociological theory and for students studying sociology as an elective, on course such as politics, social policy, social work, and nursing. It is also aimed at schools, FE colleges, and library market.
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Key Sociological Thinkers by Edited by Rob Stones
Edited by Rob Stones
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