Informal sociology

a casual introduction to sociological thinking

Author: William Bruce Cameron

Publisher: N.A


Category: Social Science

Page: 170

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A Guide to Sociological Thinking

Author: Vincent Ryan Ruggiero

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0803957424

Category: Social Science

Page: 140

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A Guide to Sociological Thinking is designed to increase students' cognitive learning. It draws upon the insights of a number of educational initiatives - critical, creative and reflective thinking. Its objectives are to guide students to the mastery of cognitive habits and skills, to increase students' appreciation and enthusiasm for the field of sociology by presenting it not just as a collection of established facts but as a continuing search for new insights. The book will serve as an excellent supplement to introductory sociology courses.

Sociological Thinking

An Introduction

Author: John T. Pullinger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781903499443

Category: Families

Page: 284

View: 8965


The author has approached this work with the aim of providing a manageable length and accessible introduction to sociology. This text concentrates more heavily than conventional texts on developing the psychological and intellectual qualities that are necessary to effectively approach the subject. It is pitched at GCE A Level and is aimed at the sociology student or general reader who is looking for an alternative to the standard texts. The text focuses more on guiding the reader into thinking sociologically than providing a comprehensive grounding in the academic content of the subject. The idea for this type of text originated from a perceived need for such an alternative in teaching Access to Higher Education students and is modelled on an approach that has been applied successfully in working with such groups.

Theory and Methods in Sociology

An Introduction to Sociological Thinking and Practice

Author: John Hughes,Wes Sharrock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137111607

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

View: 1741


This book offers a guide to sociology that explores its theoretical and methodological dimensions. Aiming to provide the reader with a sense of the reasoned character of the discipline, it traces how different theories and methods relate to one another, exploring the particular problems they spawn and the debates that have arisen in response.

Sociology in Action

Cases for Critical and Sociological Thinking

Author: David S. Hachen

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 9780761986638

Category: Social Science

Page: 335

View: 2057


Sociology in Action is a highly practical introduction to interpreting and analyzing situations sociologically, which uses case studies to promote active learning of key thinking skills.

Introduction to Sociology for Health Carers

Author: Mark Walsh

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748777174

Category: Medical

Page: 146

View: 6723


This series provides readers with a real grounding for Foundation studies across healthcare disciplines. The text demonstrates how theory has a practical application, as well as testing student's knowledge.

The Promise of Sociology

The Classical Tradition and Contemporary Sociological Thinking

Author: Rob Barker Beamish

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442601876

Category: Social Science

Page: 330

View: 4989


"This is a lovely, highly focused, and interesting way to introduce students to sociology. The book will both challenge and be of great interest to introductory sociology students." - George Ritzer, University of Maryland

Sociology in India

An Enquiry Into Sociological Thinking & Empirical Social Research in the Nineteenth Century, with Special Reference to Bengal

Author: Bela Dutt Gupta

Publisher: Calcutta : Centre for Sociological Research


Category: Bengal (India)

Page: 757

View: 5444