Theories and Concepts, Paperback Book


Sociology in Pictures: Theories and Concepts is a fresh and exciting publication based on styles from graphic novels and comics.

It introduces theories and concepts using entertaining and informative pictures drawn by a leading comic illustrator. Sociology in Pictures: Theories and Concepts offers an effective and novel learning experience. The content ranges from Marx on capitalism, Durkheim on anomie and Weber on rational action, through to Castells on the network society, Bauman on liquid modernity and Elliott on the reinvention society. Contents1. Culture2. Social control3. Marxism4. Alienation5. Emile Durkheim6. Anomie7. Functionalism8. Functions of religion9. Max Weber10. Rational action11. Stratification12. The Chicago School13. Symbolic interactionism14. Interaction processes15. Acting the part16. Ethnomethodology17. Phenomenology18. Feminism19. Gender20. Michel Foucault21. Pierre Bourdieu22. Postmodern society23. Late modernity24. The second modernity25. Liquid modernity26. Globalisation27. The network society28. The reinvention society29. Common sense30. References Also available is Sociology in Pictures: Theories and Concepts Self-Study and Teacher's Guide.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 46 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: Sociology
  • ISBN: 9780007542666

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