The Blackwell Companion to Sociology, by Blau, Judith R
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- ISBN: 9780631213185 | 063121318X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 2/8/2001
The Blackwell Companion to Sociology is a milestone collection of new essays by renowned sociologists, covering both the traditions and strengths of the field as well as newer developments and directions. bull; bull;Contains 31 definitive essays by an international panel of renowned figures in sociology bull;Covers traditional topics in sociology, such as theory, stratification, political sociology, and the sociology of education and social movements, as well as emerging areas such as immigration studies, the sociology of space and time, and the sociology of intimate relations and religion bull;Considers the most recent advances in communications, political mobilization, and analyses of the nation-state, reflecting the rapid changes wrought by globalization bull;Includes a comprehensive list of sociological data resources available on the web. Authors from the US, UK, Europe and elsewhere have contributed to this all-in-one reference work highlighting the relevance of interdisciplinary and international perspectives, while at the same time representing the scope and quality of sociology in its current form.