(BQ)Following the contents section 1 book "A critical Sociology- approach", Part 2 introduces the learner to the knowledge: Part 2 - Institutional spheres, Part 3 - Thinking about the future. Invite you to refer to the disclosures.
(BQ) Part 1 book "Sociology- A critical approach" to introduce students the knowledge: Core sociologycal concepts (Social structure - Macro level, culture, socialization in; systems of inequality operators, ...). Invite you to refer to the disclosures.
(BQ) This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines including sociology, social and cultural geography, media studies and management studies, to address key issues in masculinity, femininity and sexuality
(BQ) This book will be of particular interest to students and academics working in sport studies, leisure studies, gender studies, queer and sexuality studies, social and cultural geography, and sociology.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)1 is now a major part of the healthcare
system in all advanced societies.2 It is also a common part of discourse in medicine and
healthcare. This growth of interest has only partially been matched by academic study of
it. Indeed, over recent years there has been an increasing recognition that CAM is
essentially under-researched (House of Lords 2000).
During the emergence of sociology as an academic discipline the questions
about the origins, status and functions of constitutions were widely
posed. Indeed, for both thematic and methodological reasons, the analysis
of constitutions was a central aspect of early sociology. Sociology
developed, however ambiguously, as a critical intellectual response to the
theories and achievements of the Enlightenment in the eighteenth
century, the political dimension of which was centrally focused on the
theory and practice of constitutional rule....
General Theme: Nowadays the market, and neo-liberalism in general,
seems to be in disarray. With support waning for an unfettered market, various
critics are seeking alternatives. In this book, the idea is that a new way of
thinking about the economy may be productive, particularly one that does not
rely on an unregulated market to secure economic order. In this context, the
notion of a ―post-market society‖ is introduced to describe this shift in
During the last few decades inordinate attention has been paid to the
promotion of ‘healthy’ living. This has come from governmental, academic,
commercial and popular sources. Few people today can be unaware of the
espoused merits of such a lifestyle. Anyone who has visited a supermarket
recently, turned on the television, listened to the radio or read a magazine
must have noticed that awareness of health issues is growing. Health is clearly
a topical issue at both political and cultural levels....
Rational Choice Theory is one of the few general theories of how individuals, groups, organizations and social structures behave - its impact on sociological theorizing has been enormous.
In this volume, advocates and critics present their views of the values and limitations of rational choice theory. Whether supporter or sceptic, sociologists and other social scientists will find themselves immersed in a creative discussion of the merits and difficulties of the model and its applicability to both macro and micro level social issues....