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Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era : Text and Readings (Paperback) (Scott Appelrouth & Laura
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Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era, Third Edition is a text/reader that introduces students to the ideas and writings of key twentieth and twenty-first century theorists. Authors Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles combine original texts, edited for classroom use, with extensive framing discussions that provide crucial biographical, historical, and theoretical context for readings. The book also provides an over-arching scaffolding that students can use to examine, compare, and contrast each theorist’s major themes and concepts. This unique format, combined with frequent use of photos, tables, and diagrams, makes Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era a lively, engaging, and “student-friendly” introduction to the world of contemporary theory. Contributor to the SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award
Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings combines the major writings of sociology's core contemporary theorists with a historical and theoretical framework for understanding these works. The text enables students to compare and contrast core concepts and ideas, stresses contemporary applications and examples, and provides a variety of visuals and pedagogical devices.
Number of Pages: 655
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / General
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Scott Appelrouth & Laura Desfor Edles
Street Date: October 6, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-0392
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