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Key Ideas in Sociology

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ISBN-10: 0761988238

ISBN-13: 9780761988236

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Kivisto

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'Key Ideas in Sociology' examines four key ideas that have played a central role in discussion and thought about the nature of society: industrial society, democracy and individualism.
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Peter Kivisto is Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare at Augustana College and Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of Turku. His current research involves a collaborative project on multiculturalism with colleagues in Finland. His interests include immigration, social integration, citizenship, and religion. Among his recent books are Key Ideas in Sociology (2011), Illuminating Social Life (2011); Beyond a Border: The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration (2010, with Thomas Faist); Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects (2007, with Thomas Faist); and Intersecting Inequalities (2007, with Elizabeth Hartung). He serves on the editorial boards of Contexts, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies , and on the Publication Committee for Sociology of Religion .

Key Ideas about the Social World
Industrial Society
From the Satanic Mills to the Computer Age
Democracy
From the Fall of the Bastille to the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Individualism
The Tension between Me and Us
Modernity
From the Promise of Modern Society to Postmodern Suspicions
Looking Toward the Global Future