The Promise of Sociology : Classical Approaches to Contemporary Society, Paperback / softback Book

The Promise of Sociology : Classical Approaches to Contemporary Society Paperback / softback


Unlike most introductory texts that take a topical approach to studying sociology, this smart, challenging, and accessibly written text looks at the core principles of the discipline, making links to a contemporary context.

The second edition of this award-winning book has been substantially revised, making more direct connections between Generation Z, Mills's concept of the sociological imagination, and the challenges students face in higher education today.

The section on popular culture contains a new chapter on the history of popular music from early rock 'n' roll to contemporary pop and R&B.

New chapter objectives, end-of-chapter review and reflection questions, key terms, and glossary, as well as an instructor's manual, make this text much more useful in the classroom.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
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  • Category: Music
  • ISBN: 9781442634046

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