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52 Sociology 8th Edition Anthony Giddens & Philip W. Sutton London School of Economics and Political Science; Formerly of University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Now in its eighth edition, this continues to be the indispensable guide to understanding the world we make and the lives we lead. Revised and updated throughout, it remains unrivalled in its vibrant, engaging and authoritative introduction to sociology, providing a commanding overview of recent global developments and new ideas. • Masterly and authoritative introduction to sociology by a globally important sociologist • Written in an exceptionally engaging style, with a strong commitment to interactive pedagogy, the book handles even the most complex ideas with clarity e • Fully up-to-date with cutting-edge thinking in sociology, and recent events in the social world (e.g. austerity, LGBT rights, rise of urban terrorism) • Accompanied by a free, feature-packed website • Classic debates are also given careful coverage, with even the most complex ideas explained in an engaging way • Sustained pedagogical materials, acting as a workshop for consolidating and expanding knowledge and skills Print ISBN: 978-0-7456-9668-3 | PR | €38.90 | MAR 2017 | 1100PP Previous Edition: 978-0-7456-5293-1 About the Authors Anthony Giddens is the former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is now a member of the House of Lords. His many books include Turbulent and Mighty Continent, The Third Way and The Consequences of Modernity. Philip W. Sutton is an independent researcher, formerly of the University of Leeds and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.


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