Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 1999

224 Pages | 25 Halftones, unspecified

ISBN: 9780719078132

Bookseller Code (06)



Sociology and Social Worlds

Liz Mcfall, Paul du Gay, and Simon Carter

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Introduces conduct as a concept integral to the making and ordering of social worlds Provides an illustration of how techniques of conduct have at various historical moments been tied up with specific ideas about the 'social' in line with particular political projects, such as neo-liberalism Fosters an understanding of three key sociological concerns - individual/ social, matter and mediation - through an investigation of the rules of socially sanctioned conduct through specific institutions including the media, laws, manuals and guidebooks Introduces different theoretical and sociological approaches to questions of conduct and provides opportunities to compare, contrast and evaluate these

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