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Sociology, 7th Ed

Author : Anthony Giddens, Philip W. Sutton
ISBN 13 : 9788126542215
ISBN 10 : 8126542217
Type : P

Sociology, 7th Ed


The seventh edition of this indispensable resource continues from strength to strength to provide a vibrant, engaging and authoritative introduction to sociology. Revised and updated throughout, it provides a commanding overview of recent global developments and new ideas in sociology. Classic debates are also given careful coverage, with even the most complex ideas explained in an engaging way.

Preface to the Seventh Edition


What is Sociology?

Asking and Answering Sociological Questions

Theories and Perspectives

Globalization and Social Change

The Environment

Cities and Urban Life

Work and the Economy

Social Interaction and Everyday Life

The Life Course

Families and Intimate Relationships

Health, Illness and Disability

Stratification and Social Class

Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare

Global Inequality

Gender and Sexuality

Race, Ethnicity and Migration


The Media

Organizations and Networks


Crime and Deviance

Politics, Government and Social Movements

Nations, War and Terrorism




Best-selling masterly and engaging introduction to sociology for nearly 25 years

Anthony Giddens is the former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science and is now a member of the House of Lords. He is a very influential sociologist and social theorist and his many books include The Third Way and The Consequences of Modernity.


Philip W. Sutton is an independent researcher, formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen