Sociology - Oxford Dictionary
Powered by Handmark, A Dictionary of Sociology is a wide-ranging, authoritative and the most informative of its kind. Compiled by a team of experts, under the editorship of Gordon Marshall and John Scott, it contains over 2,500 entries. With terms taken from sociology and the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science, it provides widespread coverage of all aspects of sociology from adaptation to zero tolerance as well as biographies covering key figures, such as Gilles Deleuze and Erich Fromm.
The jargon-free entries blend clear descriptions with in-depth analysis, and include many real-life examples, making even the most complicated topics easy to understand. This new edition has been revised to bring the dictionary completely up-to-date. This volume offers more relevant and useful information than ever before, making it an invaluable introduction and a key reference work for students, teachers, and professionals in sociology and related fields.
+ Completely revised and up-to-date content
+ Over 2,500 clear, concise, and authoritative entries
+ Covers all aspects of sociology, from adaptation to zero tolerance and includes feature entries on key topics including sociology of law, mass media, and medicine
+ Wide-ranging: terms taken from the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science
+ Cross-cultural reference work, containing international coverage of terms, methods, and concepts
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