The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology

The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology


delivering an authoritative and complete assessment of the classical and the modern, this quantity is an fundamental advisor to the colourful and increasing box of sociology. that includes over six hundred entries, from concise definitions to discursive essays, written through major foreign lecturers, the Dictionary deals a very international point of view, interpreting either American and eu traditions and methods. Entries disguise colleges, theories, theorists and debates, with mammoth articles on all key themes within the box. whereas recognising the richness of ancient sociological traditions, the Dictionary additionally seems ahead to new and evolving affects comparable to cultural swap, genetics, globalization, info applied sciences, new wars and terrorism. so much entries contain references for additional examining and a cross-referencing method allows quick access to similar parts. This Dictionary is a useful reference paintings for college kids and teachers alike and may aid to outline the sector of sociology in future years.

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