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Dead White Men and Other Important People: Sociology's Big Ideas

by Angus Bancroft

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0230232469, Paperback)

Students struggling with social theory?

Mila is a new student who is grappling with social theory for the first time and trying to understand what makes sociology so important. Written as a novel, this textbook follows a first year student as she tries to decide what makes sociology so important. Testing out sociological themes, debates and theories through conversations with new university friends and family back at home, she begins to understand how sociology can be applied to everyday experiences.

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How to use this bookHow to read sociologySeminar QuestionsCompanion Website (www.palgrave.com/sociology/fevre)Recommended further reading

Written with US students firmly in mind, this is a clear, absorbing introduction to major debates and thinkers that will engage and enthuse. This is the perfect introduction to sociological thinking for students of all abilities.

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A textbook in the form of didactic fiction. Mila is a new student who is grappling with sociology for the first time and trying to understand what makes it so important. She is introduced to classic and contemporary debates in the discipline.

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