1st Edition

Sociology: The Key Concepts

Edited By John Scott Copyright 2007
    232 Pages
    by Routledge

    232 Pages
    by Routledge

    An essential A-Z guide to the full range of sociological thought, Sociology: The Key Concepts is an important addition to the established and successful Key Concepts series.

    Fully cross-referenced with an extensive glossary, this accessible text also includes:

    • alphabetical listings of key concepts for ease of use
    • suggestions for further reading to enhance understanding of areas covered
    • entries on ‘traditionalism’ ‘race and racialization’ and ‘modernity’.

    Bringing together an international range of highly regarded contributors from the full spectrum of disciplines, this useful reference guide is the ideal resource for those studying or interested in this popular area.

    Contributors.  Guide to the Book.  The Key Concepts.  Glossary of Theoretical Approaches.


    John Scott is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex. His most recent books include Power (2001), Social Theory: Central Issues in Sociology (2006) and, with James Fulcher, Sociology, third edition (2006).