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ISBN-10: 074562541X

ISBN-13: 9780745625416

Edition: 2004

Authors: Nicholas Abercrombie

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People are naturally curious about their social world. They ask themselves why they are still not married in their thirties, why there is so much crime in the streets, and whether their work is really so much more rushed and intense than it used to be. These questions are not just the staples of everyday thought and conversation. They are also routinely the subjects of public pronouncements by politicians, journalists and anybody else who has the power to express their opinions to the public.Sociology is the intellectual discipline that seeks to provide answers to those questions by the deployment of argument and evidence. In doing so it will often question basic assumptions that we all…    
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 1/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 152
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The reality of everyday life
Who do we think we are?
Who do we love?
Who do we talk to?
Is work a curse?
Does inequality matter?
Why don't things fall apart?
Has the magic gone?
What can sociology do for you?