The New Sociology for Australians (4e)
, formerly University of Western Sydney
, University of Newcastle
, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
The New Sociology for Australians
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As with previous editions, this text is very readable. It is written in a clear, informal, engaging and lively style and is relatively free of jargon. The text adopts an uncompromising critical stance and is written in a provocative style designed to challenge students to clarify their positions as individuals in the social structure.
Table of contents
1. Sociology-What is it?
2. Class, ideology and status
3. Ways of obtaining knowledges
4. Learning to belong: Freed and fettered
5. Families and the public sphere
6. Health, well being and medicine
7. All Australians-but some more Australian than others
8. The benefits of racism
9. And how old are you?
10. Education-for equality? Employment? Emancipation?
- Margaret Sargent has lectured in Sociology at the University of Sydney and University of Western Sydney. She has published widely.
- Pam Nilan lectures in Sociology at the University of Newcastle
- Gabriele Winter lectures in Sociology at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.