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Introduction to sociological theory : theorists, concepts, and their applicability to the twenty-first century

By: Dillon, Michele.
Publisher: Chichester Wiley - blackwell 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xx, 565p.ISBN: 9781118471920.Subject(s): Sociology | Sociology -- HistoryDDC classification: 301 | D587i2 Summary: The extensively revised and updated second edition combines carefully chosen primary quotes with wide-ranging discussion and everyday illustrative examples to provide an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory. Combines classical and contemporary theory in a single, integrated text Short biographies and historical timelines of significant events provide context to theorists' ideas Innovatively builds on excerpts from original theoretical writings with detailed discussion of the concepts and ideas under review Includes new examples of current social processes in China, South Korea, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and other non-Western societies Additional resources, available at www.wiley.com/go/dillon, include multiple choice and essay questions, PowerPoint slides with multimedia links to content illustrative of sociological processes, a list of complementary primary readings, a quotation bank, and other background materials
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The extensively revised and updated second edition combines carefully chosen primary quotes with wide-ranging discussion and everyday illustrative examples to provide an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory.

Combines classical and contemporary theory in a single, integrated text
Short biographies and historical timelines of significant events provide context to theorists' ideas
Innovatively builds on excerpts from original theoretical writings with detailed discussion of the concepts and ideas under review
Includes new examples of current social processes in China, South Korea, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and other non-Western societies
Additional resources, available at www.wiley.com/go/dillon, include multiple choice and essay questions, PowerPoint slides with multimedia links to content illustrative of sociological processes, a list of complementary primary readings, a quotation bank, and other background materials

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