ISBN 9780761927938,Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings



Sage Publications

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780761927938

ISBN-10 076192793X


Number of Pages 912 Pages
Language (English)

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A hybrid of text and readings that provides both original works and a theoretical and historical framework for understanding them, this unique text/ reader format helps motivate students by presenting readings within an accessible, helpful framework to help minimize the anxiety that often surrounds theory courses. Key Features: - Text plus readings in a unique "hybrid" format; the text provides students the analytical guidance necessary to interpret important original readings. - A metatheoretical framework presented in Chapter 1 provides students with a framework for better understanding the theoretical perspectives that are introduced through teh book.- Pedagogical tools and visual aids, such as chapter-ending discussion questions and photos of the theorists, engage student interest.- Features historical as well as contemporary applications of theories.
Ancillaries Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM are available by contacting Customer Care (1.800.818.7243, 6 am - 5 pm, PT) and include PowerPoint slides and test banks for each chapter, unlike most other theory books.Intended AudienceThis is a book that will be used in a course where the breadth of the development of sociological theory is covered in one semester.