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Analysing Everyday Life and Culture

Edited by James Arvanitakis

Publication Date - March 2016

ISBN: 9780190300654

320 pages
10.9 x 8.3 inches

Retail Price to Students: $91.95

Offers a contemporary approach to sociology


Offering a contemporary approach to sociology, Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture introduces students to sociological concepts by examining a variety of theories and theorists, while relating and applying this knowledge to their own life experiences. Exploring society and culture through personal narrative, humour, and examples, the book offers students tools to analyse how society functions, operates, and changes and then challenges them to change it for the better.

About the Author(s)

James Arvanitakis is a professor at the University of Western Sydney, Australia.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction - James Arvanitakis
    2. Leap into Sociology - Michelle Black and Maria El-Chami
    3. Studying Society and Culture - James Arvanitakis
    4. Researching the World Around Us - Maggie Walter
    5. Modernity and Modernisation - Glenda Ballantyne
    6. Class and Class Relations - Verity Archer
    7. Sex and Gender - Denise Buiten
    8. Power in Contemporary Society - Lucas Walsh
    9. Race and Ethnicity - Farida Fozdar
    10. The Nation and the State - John A. Rees
    11. Aboriginal Australia - Nikki Moodie
    12. Youth and Young People - Paula Geldens
    13. Deviance and moral panics - Couch and Cooper
    14. Work and Society - Justine Humphry
    15. Society and the World of Sports - Mair Underwood
    16. Religion and Contemporary Society - Anna Halafoff
    17. Globalisation - Duncan McDuie-Ra
    18. Society and the Environment - Niko Antalffy
    19. Science, Technology and Society - Anni Dugdale
    20. Media, social media, and why you should think twice before posting that! - Mitchell Hobbs
    21. Social Movements- Moira Byrne
    22. How to Change the World - Mitra Gusheh and James Arvanitakis
    23. Conclusion - James Arvanitakis

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