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The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology

The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology
Core Areas in Sociology and the Development of the Discipline

Volume 1

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Christian Fleck, Matthias Duller, Alan Sica, Rick Helmes-Hayes, Jean-Philippe Warren, John Scott, Alvin Y So, Roberto Briceño-León, Sepideh Alwand Azari, Ari Sitas, Fran Collyer, Anthony L. Haynor, Scott Appelrouth, Jacob Felson, Nick Crossley, Krzysztof Konecki, David L. Morgan, Matthew Lange, Dudley Poston, John Mohr, Joslyn Brenton, Julian Matthews, Daniel Little, Robert Orrange, Emily Barman, Nathan Wilmers, Adalberto Aguirre, Jr, Sue Scott, Stevi Jackson, Gary Dowsett, Sharon N. Barnartt, Manuela Naldini, David Yamane, Robert Fishman, Suzanne M. Coshow, Jeanne Ballantine, Nina Bandelj, Elizabeth Sowers, Zaibu Tufail, Guido Giarelli, Meredith A. Kleykamp, James Ross Yastrzemsky, Jay Coakley, Alexander A. Hernandez, Robert F. Meier, Christian Suter, Tugce Beycan, Laura Ravazzini, Jeff Goodwin, Henry Brownstein, James F. Cosgrave, John Chung-En Liu, Michael Mayerfeld Bell, JoAnn Jaffe, Michael Gertler, Mark Gottdiener, Anna Amelina, Kenneth Horvath, Salvatore Babones, Garth Massey, Benjamín Tejerina Montaña
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  • Date Published: August 2017
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  • isbn: 9781108216043

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  • Whether a student, an instructor, a researcher, or just someone interested in understanding the roots of sociology and our social world, The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology, Volume 1 is for you. This first volume of the Handbook focuses on core areas of sociology, such as theory, methods, culture, socialization, social structure, inequality, diversity, social institutions, social problems, deviant behavior, locality, geography, the environment, and social change. It also explains how sociology developed in different parts of the world, providing readers with a perspective on how sociology became the global discipline it is today. Each essay includes a discussion of how the respective subfield contributes to the overall discipline and to society. Written by some of the most respected scholars, teachers, and public sociologists in the world, the essays are highly readable and authoritative.

    • Provides an overview of the field that is both comprehensive and up to date
    • In addition to covering key areas in the field, it provides a history of the discipline, showing how and why it developed, and includes entries on related areas of study
    • Truly comprehensive and written in accessible language
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    • Date Published: August 2017
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108216043
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    List of figures
    List of tables
    Introduction
    Part I. The Development of Sociology:
    1. Sociology in continental Europe Christian Fleck and Matthias Duller
    2. The history of sociology in the United States Alan Sica
    3. The development of the discipline of sociology in Canada Rick Helmes-Hayes and Jean-Philippe Warren
    4. The development of the discipline of sociology in Britain John Scott
    5. The development of the discipline of sociology in East Asia Alvin Y So
    6. The development of the discipline of sociology in Latin America Roberto Briceño-León
    7. The development of the discipline of sociology in South Africa Sepideh Alwand Azari and Ari Sitas
    8. The development of the discipline of sociology in Australia Fran Collyer
    Part II. Sociological Theory:
    9. Classical sociological theory Anthony L. Haynor
    10. Contemporary sociological theory Scott Appelrouth
    Part III. Sociological Research Methods:
    11. Quantitative methodology Jacob Felson
    12. Social network analysis Nick Crossley
    13. Qualitative methodology Krzysztof Konecki
    14. Mixed method approaches David L. Morgan
    15. Comparative and historical methods Matthew Lange
    16. Demography Dudley Poston
    Part IV. Culture and Socialization:
    17. The sociology of culture John Mohr
    18. The sociology of socialization Joslyn Brenton
    19. The sociology of mass media Julian Matthews
    Part V. Social Structure and the Organization of Society:
    20. Perspectives on social structure Daniel Little
    21. Complex organization and work Robert Orrange
    22. The sociology of voluntary associations Emily Barman
    Part VI. Social Inequality and Diversity:
    23. Sociological perspectives on economic inequality Nathan Wilmers
    24. The sociology of race and ethnic relations Adalberto Aguirre, Jr
    25. The sociology of gender Sue Scott and Stevi Jackson
    26. The sociology of sexuality Gary Dowsett
    27. The sociology of disability Sharon N. Barnartt
    Part VII. Social Institutions:
    28. The sociology of families Manuela Naldini
    29. The sociology of religion David Yamane
    30. Political sociology Robert Fishman and Suzanne M. Coshow
    31. The sociology of education Jeanne Ballantine
    32. Economic sociology Nina Bandelj, Elizabeth Sowers and Zaibu Tufail
    33. Medical sociology Guido Giarelli
    34. Military sociology Meredith A. Kleykamp and James Ross Yastrzemsky
    35. Sociology of sport Jay Coakley
    Part VIII. Social Problems and Deviant Behavior:
    36. Sociological approaches to social problems Alexander A. Hernandez
    37. Sociological perspectives on criminal behavior Robert F. Meier
    38. Sociological perspectives on poverty Christian Suter, Tugce Beycan and Laura Ravazzini
    39. The sociology of terrorism Jeff Goodwin
    40. Sociological perspectives on illicit involvement with drugs Henry Brownstein
    41. Sociological perspectives on gambling James F. Cosgrave
    Part IX. Locality, Geography, and the Environment:
    42. Environmental sociology John Chung-En Liu and Michael Mayerfeld Bell
    43. Rural sociology JoAnn Jaffe and Michael Gertler
    44. Urban sociology Mark Gottdiener
    45. The sociology of migration Anna Amelina and Kenneth Horvath
    46. Global sociology Salvatore Babones
    Part X. Social Change:
    47. The sociology of social change Garth Massey
    48. The sociology of collective behavior and social movements Benjamín Tejerina Montaña.

  • Editor

    Kathleen Odell Korgen, William Paterson University, New Jersey
    Kathleen Odell Korgen is a Professor of Sociology at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. She has co-authored or co-edited numerous books that teach students to use the sociological tools they gain in their classes and to find inspiration from professional sociologists and fellow sociology students. Korgen has received the William Paterson University's Award for Excellence in Scholarship/Creative Expression and the University's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

    Contributors

    Christian Fleck, Matthias Duller, Alan Sica, Rick Helmes-Hayes, Jean-Philippe Warren, John Scott, Alvin Y So, Roberto Briceño-León, Sepideh Alwand Azari, Ari Sitas, Fran Collyer, Anthony L. Haynor, Scott Appelrouth, Jacob Felson, Nick Crossley, Krzysztof Konecki, David L. Morgan, Matthew Lange, Dudley Poston, John Mohr, Joslyn Brenton, Julian Matthews, Daniel Little, Robert Orrange, Emily Barman, Nathan Wilmers, Adalberto Aguirre, Jr, Sue Scott, Stevi Jackson, Gary Dowsett, Sharon N. Barnartt, Manuela Naldini, David Yamane, Robert Fishman, Suzanne M. Coshow, Jeanne Ballantine, Nina Bandelj, Elizabeth Sowers, Zaibu Tufail, Guido Giarelli, Meredith A. Kleykamp, James Ross Yastrzemsky, Jay Coakley, Alexander A. Hernandez, Robert F. Meier, Christian Suter, Tugce Beycan, Laura Ravazzini, Jeff Goodwin, Henry Brownstein, James F. Cosgrave, John Chung-En Liu, Michael Mayerfeld Bell, JoAnn Jaffe, Michael Gertler, Mark Gottdiener, Anna Amelina, Kenneth Horvath, Salvatore Babones, Garth Massey, Benjamín Tejerina Montaña

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