Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 November 2018

136 Pages

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198822967

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Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Steve Bruce

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a comprehensive view of the issues which concern contemporary sociologists, including social class, crime and deviance, education, work, religion and politics
  • Aims to outline the unique vision of the discipline of sociology
  • Discusses the disciplinary background of many of the most famous theorists, showing that much social theory is actually philosophy or literary theory
  • Explores the continuing arguments for social egalitarianism
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide

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