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Sociology for Optimists (Paperback) (Mary Holmes)

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Breaking away from the idea that sociology only ever elaborates the negative, Sociology for Optimists shows that sociology can provide hope in dealing with social issues through critical approaches that acknowledge the positive.

From politics and inequality to nature and faith, Mary Holmes shows how a critical and optimistic sociology can help us think about and understand human experience not just in terms of social problems, but in terms of a human capacity to respond to those problems and strive for social change. 

With contemporary case studies throughout grounding the theory in the real world, this is the perfect companion/antidote to studying sociology.  

Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Mary Holmes
Language: English
Street Date: December 23, 2016
TCIN: 51632739
UPC: 9781446268681
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-9968
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