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Exploring Self and Society By Rosamund Billington

Exploring Self and Society
by Rosamund Billington

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It adopts a broad social science approach which reflects both the authors' competencies and also the widening and overlaying boundaries of the social sciences.
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Exploring Self and Society by Rosamund Billington

This text addresses contemporary society in an immediate and thought-provoking manner and will be a timely and topical introduction to the dynamic and critical dimensions of sociology. It adopts a broad social science approach which reflects both the authors' competencies and also the widening and overlaying boundaries of the social sciences. Starting with the problem-oriented agenda of the social sciences, it explores the tensions between structure, agency and process via the idea of a structure-bound and yet creative and participatory self.

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About Rosamund Billington


ROSAMUND BILLINGTON lectures in Sociology at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside.

JENNY HOCKEY is a Social Anthropologist, lecturing in Gender and Health Studies at the University of Hull.

SHEELAGH STRAWBRIDGE is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist in independent practice.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Understanding the Social World.- Personal Identity.- Transitions through the Lifecourse.- Sexuality.- Health and Illness.- Doing and Being at Work.- The Wider Context.- Globalisation and Identity.- Acting Human.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.

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GOR001425168
Exploring Self and Society by Rosamund Billington
Rosamund Billington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
1998-06-24
304
0333632230
9780333632239
N/A
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