The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology (2nd Edition) – eBook PDF

eBook details

  • Authors: George Ritzer, Wendy Wiedenhoft Murphy
  • File Size: 2 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 608 Pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd edition
  • Publication Date: 4 Oct. 2019
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07YSWW63B
  • ISBN-10: 1119429404
  • ISBN-13: 9781119429319, 9781119429401

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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology (2nd Edition) – eBook PDF

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology, 2nd Edition, (PDF) is an authoritative survey of the key topics, current and upcoming trends, and contemporary issues in the study of institutions and human social relationships. A collection of contributions from internationally-recognized scholars and experts explore the theoretical and methodological foundations of sociology, new and established debates, and the latest research in the field.

Broad in scope, this ebook includes a multitude of topics ranging from crime, sexuality, urbanization, and education to new questions surrounding big data, authoritarian capitalism, and the rise of nationalism.

After the first edition of the Companion was published, new developments have emerged and new problems have been created such as the omnipresence of political, social media, and institutional upheaval, and the global refugee and immigration crises.

This revised and updated 2nd edition explains and describes social changes that have occurred in the last several years, both within the field of sociology and society as a whole. Prior material has been updated to reflect current research, while eleven new chapters address topics including debt and social change, feminist theory, and armed conflict and war. This complete volume:

  • Shows state-of-the-art scholarship and contemporary debates
  • Offers wide-ranging, comprehensive coverage of the discipline
  • Explores issues of contemporary relevance like digital media and consumption
  • Provides an engaging and accessible guide to the field of sociology, revised and updated for the second edition
  • New chapters for the second edition include essential topics including feminist theory, armed conflict, big data, authoritarian capitalism, debt and social change, and the rise of nationalism

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology 2nd Edition is a helpful resource for academics and graduate students, scholars, researchers, and educators in the discipline of sociology and allied fields such as anthropology, political science, human geography, and psychology.

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“This new edition will give us an excellent representation of the present  state of academic sociology and will be well received as a sound, complete outline of the main fields of sociological study.” — Nick Crossley, University of Manchester

“This wide-ranging and interesting proposal will provide excellent coverage of the discipline. George Ritzer was ideally placed to edit the prior volume and is one of the very best people to bring us up to date with all the developments in the field.” — Bryan Turner, CUNY Graduate Center

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