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An Introduction to Politics, State and Society, Paperback / softback Book

An Introduction to Politics, State and Society Paperback / softback


This major new textbook will equip students with a complete understanding of contemporary politics, state and society in the United Kingdom today.

Key underlying themes include:- the differences between traditional and alternative `sites of power' and what we mean by `political'- the relationships between politics, society and how individuals become and remain engaged with politics- the rapid transformations in contemporary social structures and their impact on social and political life- the role of human agency and its significance to social and political action and movements- contemporary cultural and social dislocations and their impact on some of the major contested areas of political life today. Key features include:- key concepts and issues- key theorists and writers- discussion questionsComprehensive and accessible, An Introduction to Politics, State & Society is an essential text for all undergraduate students of politics, the contemporary state, power and political sociology. James W McAuley is Professor of Political Sociology and Irish Studies in the School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780803979321

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