From the future of work to the nature of our nearest relationships, how do we comprehend the connections between our personal troubles and broader public issues in society today?
Public Sociology, 4th Edition, (PDF) highlights the relevance of a grounded sociological perspective to Australian social life. It encourages students to apply a sociological gaze to their own lives and the communities in which they live.
Public Sociology: An Introduction To Australian Society 4e offers a wide range of topics in an accessible and user-friendly way, introducing fundamental theories and research methods and searching core themes, including youth, families and intimate relationships, race and ethnic relations, and class and inequality. All chapters have been meticulously revised to bring them up to date in a fast-changing social world, showing the latest sociological debates in response to changing lifestyles and developing political landscapes. With updated statistics and research findings, an expanded glossary, and the latest citations to the scholarly literature, the ebook features an entirely new chapter on gender and sexualities with an extended discussion of LGBTIQ+. This new edition also delves into contemporary issues ranging from the #MeToo movement to marriage equality, fake news, and ‘alt facts.’
This is the vital sociological reference to help students make sense of a challenging and complex world.
New To The 4th Edition:
- Updated ebook website with YouTube clips, extra readings, and case studies
- All chapters are comprehensively revised and updated with the latest research
- A new section on gender and sexualities and expanded discussion of intersectionality
- Study of the latest social issues, including #MeToo, rising inequality, and the ‘post-truth’ age
- A unique feature, Visual Sociology, assists the reader to evaluate the power of visual messaging
Additional ISBNs: 1760632546, 1003116973, 0367719150, 9781000247022, 9780367719159, 9781003116974, 978-1000247022, 978-0367719159, 978-1003116974, 978-1760870348, 978-1760632540
‘With a strong base in the richest traditions of the discipline and with a remarkably approachable format, this ebook offers an excellent introduction to a wide array of sociology’s concerns, making it appropriate for all Australian social science undergraduates.’ — Gary Wickham, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Murdoch University
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