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The student's companion to sociology / British editors, Jon Gubbay, Chris Middleton, American editor, Chet Ballard.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford : Blackwell Publishers, c1997.ISBN:
  • 0631199470
  • 0631199489
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 301 21
Partial contents:
1. Discovering Sociology / John Rex -- 2. Discovering Sociology: Further Enquiries / Frances Heidensohn -- 3. Discovering Sociology / William P. Kuvlesky -- 4. From Personal Troubles to Public Issues / Glenn A. Goodwin -- 5. From Public Issues to Personal Troubles / Martin Shaw -- 6. The Black Report and the Politics of Health in Britain / Nicky Hart -- 7. The Public Impact of Sociology: Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest / Jerold M. Starr -- 8. Founders and Classics: A Canon in Motion / Jonathan Turner -- 9. Everything from Crabs to Islam: On the Relation between Sociologists and Their Intellectual Neighbours / David J. Lee -- 10. Sociology as a Humanist and Scientific Discipline / Chet Ballard -- 11. Conservatism and Sociology: The Problem of Social Order / Graham C. Kinloch -- 12. Sociology, Social Reform and Revolution / Chris Middleton -- 13. The Feminist Challenge / Anne Witz -- 14. Mr Faust meets Mr Bateman: Mapping Post-modernity / Stephen Papson -- 15. Putting Sociology in its Place / Joti Sekhon -- 16. Social Divisions / Harriet Bradley -- 17. Power: Concepts and Research / Jon Gubbay -- 18. The Life Course / Paul Bellaby -- 19. A Brief Guide to "Difficult" Sociological Jargon and Some Working Resolutions / David Jary -- 20. Higher Education and Employment in a Post-industrial Society / Phillip Brown and Richard Scase -- 21. Inequality and Affirmative Action: Sociological Perspectives / Charles Jaret -- 22. Up Against Nature: Sociological Thoughts on Sexuality / Stevi Jackson and Momin Rahman -- 23. Whither Welfare? / Alan Walker -- 24. McDonaldization and Globalization / George Ritzer -- 25. Green Futures? / Ted Benton -- 26. Leaving Home by Gill Jones / Liz Kenyon -- 27. Fashion by Georg Simmell / Steven Miles -- 28. The Managed Heart by Arlie Hochschild / Lori Holyfield -- 29. Crime and the American Dream by Steven F. Messner and Richard Rosenfeld / Randy Blazak -- 30. Civil War by Hans Magnus Enzensberger / Mick Drake -- 31. From Reproduction to Production by Claude Meillassoux / Dong-sook S. Gills -- 32. How to Read Sociological Texts / Mary Patrice Erdmans -- 33. Deciphering Research Reports / Derek Layder -- 34. Demystifying Theory: How the Theories of Georg Simmel (and Others) Help Us to Make Sense of Modern Life / Leonard Beeghley -- 35. How to Formulate a Student Research Project or Dissertation / Frank Lyons and Chas Wilson -- 36. Society as Text: Documents, Artifacts and Social Practices / Simon Cottle -- 37. The Researcher's Craft: Observing, Listening and Note-taking / Robert G. Burgess -- 38. Team Research / David Phillips -- 39. Research Ethics / Roger Homan -- 40. Using Computers in Sociology / Millsom Henry -- 41. Biographical Dictionary / David Fisher -- 42. Information and Data Sources / Martin Scarrott -- 43. Major Journals in Sociology / Simon Speight -- 44. Associations and Conferences / Steve Morgan -- 45. How to Present Your Sociological Education to the Labour Market / Sheila Miles -- 46. Opportunities for Professional and Vocational Training / Sheila Cross -- 47. "Sociologist - Will Travel": Career and Work Opportunities in the USA and Canada, the European Union, Eastern Europe and Australasia / Janice Eglin -- 48. Postgraduate Studies in Sociology in the USA and Canada / G. David Johnson -- 49. Postgraduate Studies in Sociology in the UK / Chris Middleton -- 50. Postgraduate Studies in Australasia / Chris Middleton -- 51. Viewpoints from Three Sociology Graduates / Jackie Hammond, Joanne Osborne and Meeta Patel -- 52. A Sociology Graduate in Employment / Kay Freeland -- 53. Being a Sociologist Employed in Public Agencies - A Personal View / Tricia Lain White -- Postscript: Potentials and Predicaments / The Editors.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Discovering Sociology / John Rex -- 2. Discovering Sociology: Further Enquiries / Frances Heidensohn -- 3. Discovering Sociology / William P. Kuvlesky -- 4. From Personal Troubles to Public Issues / Glenn A. Goodwin -- 5. From Public Issues to Personal Troubles / Martin Shaw -- 6. The Black Report and the Politics of Health in Britain / Nicky Hart -- 7. The Public Impact of Sociology: Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest / Jerold M. Starr -- 8. Founders and Classics: A Canon in Motion / Jonathan Turner -- 9. Everything from Crabs to Islam: On the Relation between Sociologists and Their Intellectual Neighbours / David J. Lee -- 10. Sociology as a Humanist and Scientific Discipline / Chet Ballard -- 11. Conservatism and Sociology: The Problem of Social Order / Graham C. Kinloch -- 12. Sociology, Social Reform and Revolution / Chris Middleton -- 13. The Feminist Challenge / Anne Witz -- 14. Mr Faust meets Mr Bateman: Mapping Post-modernity / Stephen Papson -- 15. Putting Sociology in its Place / Joti Sekhon -- 16. Social Divisions / Harriet Bradley -- 17. Power: Concepts and Research / Jon Gubbay -- 18. The Life Course / Paul Bellaby -- 19. A Brief Guide to "Difficult" Sociological Jargon and Some Working Resolutions / David Jary -- 20. Higher Education and Employment in a Post-industrial Society / Phillip Brown and Richard Scase -- 21. Inequality and Affirmative Action: Sociological Perspectives / Charles Jaret -- 22. Up Against Nature: Sociological Thoughts on Sexuality / Stevi Jackson and Momin Rahman -- 23. Whither Welfare? / Alan Walker -- 24. McDonaldization and Globalization / George Ritzer -- 25. Green Futures? / Ted Benton -- 26. Leaving Home by Gill Jones / Liz Kenyon -- 27. Fashion by Georg Simmell / Steven Miles -- 28. The Managed Heart by Arlie Hochschild / Lori Holyfield -- 29. Crime and the American Dream by Steven F. Messner and Richard Rosenfeld / Randy Blazak -- 30. Civil War by Hans Magnus Enzensberger / Mick Drake -- 31. From Reproduction to Production by Claude Meillassoux / Dong-sook S. Gills -- 32. How to Read Sociological Texts / Mary Patrice Erdmans -- 33. Deciphering Research Reports / Derek Layder -- 34. Demystifying Theory: How the Theories of Georg Simmel (and Others) Help Us to Make Sense of Modern Life / Leonard Beeghley -- 35. How to Formulate a Student Research Project or Dissertation / Frank Lyons and Chas Wilson -- 36. Society as Text: Documents, Artifacts and Social Practices / Simon Cottle -- 37. The Researcher's Craft: Observing, Listening and Note-taking / Robert G. Burgess -- 38. Team Research / David Phillips -- 39. Research Ethics / Roger Homan -- 40. Using Computers in Sociology / Millsom Henry -- 41. Biographical Dictionary / David Fisher -- 42. Information and Data Sources / Martin Scarrott -- 43. Major Journals in Sociology / Simon Speight -- 44. Associations and Conferences / Steve Morgan -- 45. How to Present Your Sociological Education to the Labour Market / Sheila Miles -- 46. Opportunities for Professional and Vocational Training / Sheila Cross -- 47. "Sociologist - Will Travel": Career and Work Opportunities in the USA and Canada, the European Union, Eastern Europe and Australasia / Janice Eglin -- 48. Postgraduate Studies in Sociology in the USA and Canada / G. David Johnson -- 49. Postgraduate Studies in Sociology in the UK / Chris Middleton -- 50. Postgraduate Studies in Australasia / Chris Middleton -- 51. Viewpoints from Three Sociology Graduates / Jackie Hammond, Joanne Osborne and Meeta Patel -- 52. A Sociology Graduate in Employment / Kay Freeland -- 53. Being a Sociologist Employed in Public Agencies - A Personal View / Tricia Lain White -- Postscript: Potentials and Predicaments / The Editors.