Contemporary Sociology

Contemporary Sociology

Contemporary Sociology: An Introduction to Concepts and Theories

This revised and updated edition of the highly successful sociology textbook, Contemporary Sociology, continues to throw light on key issues and concerns of present-day society. M. Francis Abraham’s vast experience and extensive research cuts across conventional themes and geographical boundaries to include:

  • Theoretical perspectives and research methods
  • Key concepts and theories
  • Relevant issues in education, economy, politics, population, stratification, minorities, urbanization, and environment
  • Social institutions, organizations, and recent trends of change
  • Examples drawn from numerous cultural contexts

The crucial topics of modern-day sociology such as gender, race, lifestyle changes, ecological issues, and domestic violence are explained separately, distinguishing the book from general sociology textbooks.

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