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Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£7.99

Steve Bruce

9780198822967
Paperback
September 2018

Very Short Introductions

From politics to education, work, crime, and religion this Very Short Introduction discusses some of the core considerations of contemporary sociologists. Exploring the tension between the individual's place in society and society's role in shaping the individual, it demonstrates the value of sociology for understanding the modern world.

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Demography: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Sarah Harper

9780198725732
Paperback
May 2018

Very Short Introductions

Demography is the study the study of population size, distribution, composition, and density. Sarah Harper discusses the key theories and methods involved in studying population trends and movements, considers how our current global population came about, and addresses some of the future population challenges of the 21st century.

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Drugs: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£7.99

Les Iversen

9780198745792
Paperback
June 2016

Very Short Introductions

In this second edition, Les Iversen presents an introductory account of what drugs are, how they work, and the advances made over the past 100 years in the field of pharmacology. Looking at pharmaceutical drugs and both legal and illegal recreational drugs, Iversen reflects on how twentieth-century drugs have changed our lives.

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The Body: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Chris Shilling

9780198739036
Paperback
January 2016

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction Chris Shilling considers the social significance of the human body, and the importance of the body to individual and collective identities. He examines how bodies not only shape but are shaped by the social, cultural, and material contexts in which humans live.

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Sociology

Fourth Edition

£36.99

James Fulcher, John Scott

9780199563753
Paperback
March 2011

The fourth edition of Fulcher and Scott provides an authoritative and theoretically grounded approach to sociology, covering both classic and contemporary research. It provides the context for debate and discussion that enables students to develop their critical awareness skills.

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Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Steve Bruce

9780192853806
Paperback
February 2000

Very Short Introductions

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