Sociology

Written By CN Shankar Rao
Sociology
  • Publsiher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Release : 31 July 2021
  • ISBN : 8121910366
  • Pages : 924 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sociology written by CN Shankar Rao which was release on 31 July 2021, this book published by S. Chand Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This textbook has been comprehensively written to acquaint the students with the fundamental concepts of sociology as well as provide an introduction to the diverse field of sociology. Students will be introduced to the origins of sociology as a discipline and would get acquainted with relevant topics such as inequality, institutions, control, change, disorganisation & problems in the society. Topics such as applied sociology and social thought have also been provided to give a complete overview of the subject. This textbook not only caters as a primary text to the undergraduate students of Sociology but is also a useful reference for postgraduate students and aspirants appearing for various competitive examinations.

The Rules of Sociological Method

The Rules of Sociological Method
  • Author : Emile Durkheim,Steven Lukes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-02-25
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : Revised for the first time in over thirty years, this edition of Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology is updated with a new introduction and improved translation by leading scholar Steven Lukes that puts Durkheim’s work into context for the twenty-first century reader. ...

The Problem of Sociology

The Problem of Sociology
  • Author : David Lee,Howard Newby
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 379
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : A classic introductory text for students. Major sociological theories are clearly explained and it is shown how they can illuminate contemporary social problems....

Historical Sociology

Historical Sociology
  • Author : Philip Abrams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : This book argues that history and sociology share the same vital preoccupation: the desire to unravel the puzzle of human agency. How do large-scale social transformations occur, and what is the role of the individual in them? Phil Abrams devotes three chapters to the development of industrialism and scrutinizes, in ...

Sociology of Organizations

Sociology of Organizations
  • Author : Mary Godwyn,Jody Hoffer Gittell
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-06-28
  • Total pages : 740
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : The sociological study of organizations encompasses both planned and formal organizations as well as spontaneous and informal ones. Sociologists examine organizations with attention to structure and objectives, interactions among members and among organizations, the relationship between the organization and its environment and the social significance or social meaning of the ...

Processual Sociology

Processual Sociology
  • Author : Andrew Abbott
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-07
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : For the past twenty years, noted sociologist Andrew Abbott has been developing what he calls a processual ontology for social life. In this view, the social world is constantly changing-making, remaking and unmaking itself, instant by instant. In 'Processual Sociology', Abbott first examines the endurance of individuals and social groups ...

On the Practice of Sociology

On the Practice of Sociology
  • Author : Pitirim A. Sorokin
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1998-08-15
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) rose from a peasant childhood in Russia to become one of the most insightful figures in the history of sociology. At the Harvard Research Center for Creative Altruism, he developed a blueprint for social reconstruction. This collection includes essays that range from his early Russian years to ...

What is Sociology

What is Sociology
  • Author : Norbert Elias
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Total pages : 187
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : What is Sociology? presents in concise and provocative form the major ideas of a seminal thinker whose work--spanning more than four decades--is only now gaining the recognition here it has long had in Germany and France. Unlike other post-war sociologists, Norbert Elias has always held the concept of historical development ...

Sociology

Sociology
  • Author : CN Shankar Rao
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 924
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : This textbook has been comprehensively written to acquaint the students with the fundamental concepts of sociology as well as provide an introduction to the diverse field of sociology. Students will be introduced to the origins of sociology as a discipline and would get acquainted with relevant topics such as inequality, ...

Critical Sociology

Critical Sociology
  • Author : Steven M. Buechler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : Critical Sociology is a thoroughly revised, updated, and sophisticated introduction to the sociological perspective as a critical lens on society. Much has happened since the first edition: the Great Recession, the Obama presidency, the burgeoning role of social media, and recent global social movements such the Tea Party, Occupy Wall ...

Sociology of Law

Sociology of Law
  • Author : Indra Deva
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2009-09
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : This collection of 21 essays analyzes the relationship between legal and social systems in India, including the functioning of the legal system in tandem with other social subsystems. These subsystems include the legal profession, law and religious identity, law and disadvantaged groups in society, the societal and social roles of the ...

Pragmatism and Sociology

Pragmatism and Sociology
  • Author : Emile Durkheim
  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1983-04-21
  • Total pages : 143
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : Download or read online Pragmatism and Sociology written by Emile Durkheim, published by CUP Archive which was released on 1983-04-21. Get Pragmatism and Sociology Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Sociology of Space

The Sociology of Space
  • Author : Martina Löw
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-12-08
  • Total pages : 303
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : In this book, the author develops a relational concept of space that encompasses social structure, the material world of objects and bodies, and the symbolic dimension of the social world. Löw’s guiding principle is the assumption that space emerges in the interplay between objects, structures and actions. Based ...

Sociology and Nursing

Sociology and Nursing
  • Author : Peter Morrall
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : This introductory text provides nurses with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues which they should find of great help in thinking about their work and the role of their profession. It explains the key sociological theories and debates with humour and imagination in a way which will ...

Conflict Sociology

Conflict Sociology
  • Author : Randall Collins,Stephen K. Sanderson
  • Publisher : Paradigm Pub
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : Conflict Sociology, first published in 1975, represented the most powerful and comprehensive statement of conflict theory of its time. Collins brought together the best features of the Marxian and Weberian conflict traditions and connected them to microsociological principles derived from the Durkheimian tradition and Erving Goffman. This new edition is a ...

Sociology The Essentials

Sociology  The Essentials
  • Author : Margaret L. Andersen,Howard F. Taylor
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 8121910366
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Summary : SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Ninth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, challenge common assumptions, and help students develop critical thinking skills as well as better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text employs a reader-friendly presentation and ...