Written by a star cast of contributors, this introductory undergraduate text provides students with a rich, stimulating and authoritative account of key debates and issues in sociology today. Carefully structured and edited to take account of the undergraduate student reader's needs, the essays explore sociological understandings of a range of core topics and critically examines what key issues have emerged for debate from past and current research.
An essential guide to its subject, Sociology: Issues and Debates:
· Follows a clear and easy structure covering core topics in the discipline
· States the aims of each chapter for ease of reference
· Lists key words and concepts
· Contains chapter-by-chapter annotated reading lists and a comprehensive glossary