Combining carefully chosen primary quotes with extensive discussion and everyday illustrative examples, this book provides an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary theory. Uses a wide range of newspaper examples to illustrate the relevance to sociological theory Contains excerpts from theoristsa primary texts Includes chapter-specific glossaries of all theoretical concepts discussed in the book Short biographies and historical timelines of significant events provide context to various theoristsa ideas Incorporates a range of pedagogical features Supporting website includes multiple choice and essay questions, PowerPoint slides, a quotation bank, and other background materials Visit www.wiley.com/go/dillon for additional student and instructor resources.... US soldiers were electrocuted while showering NEWS 5.23 in their barracks as a result of faulty wiring that the US government ignored. ... Such crises typically mobilize individuals and groups to engage in political action - such as mass protest (e.g., ... COMMUNICATION AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE Political protest, and political discussion in general, are a core ... (Moreover, the constant piped music that serves as background in many coffee shops can make conversation difficult.)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Introduction to Sociological Theory|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-09-22|