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Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era free pdf Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era: Text and Readings combines the major writings of sociology's core contemporary theorists with a historical and theoretical framework for understanding these works. The text enables students to compare and contrast core concepts and ideas, stresses contemporary applications and examples, and provides a variety of visuals and pedagogical devices. The key changes for the Second Edition are: * A concluding chapter will look at the current state of contemporary theory, the authors' predictions for the future of theory, and perspectives like public sociology * The feminist theory chapter will be reframed into gender theory, with coverage of queer theory * Addition of tables comparing and contrasting theories presented in the chapters * Addition of more 'Significant Others' boxes * Updating/revising Chapters 1 and 10, as per reviewers' suggestions * New photos * New teaching resources including test questions and PowerPoint slides for each chapter

About Scott A. Appelrouth

Scott Appelrouth (PhD, New York University, 2000) is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Northridge. His interests include sociological theory, cultural sociology, and social movements. He has taught classical and contemporary theory at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has published several articles in research- and teaching-oriented journals on social movements, theory, and the controversies over jazz during the 1920s and rap during the 1980s. His current research focuses on political discourse in American party platforms. Laura Desfor Edles (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990) is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Northridge. She is the author of Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain: The Transition to Democracy after Franco (1998) and Cultural Sociology in Practice (2002), as well as various articles on culture, theory, race/ethnicity, and social movements.

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Author : Scott A. Appelrouth
Publisher : Pine Forge
Data Published : 16 January 2011
ISBN : 141298761X
EAN : 9781412987615
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 704 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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