Publisher description for A dictionary of sociology / edited by Gordon Marshall.
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From anomie to zietgeist, Oxford's Dictionary of Sociology, Second Edition is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of sociology availabe in a single volume. Designed to meet the needs of those new to the subject, this fully updated and revised wide-ranging reference will also be invaluable to more advanced students and professionals. With expanded coverage of areas such as cultural studies and identity, mass media, and nationalism; the dictionary contains new entries on terms and ideas including administrative theory, consumer society, diaspora, Japanization, and McDonaldization.
The over 2,500 clear, jargon-free entries offer international coverage of terms, methods, and concepts, as well as biographical sketches of major figures. Including a helpful system of cross-references and related terms for psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science, the Dictionary of Sociology, Second Edition is a handy, accessible, and comprehensive reference tool for anyone interested in the social sciences.
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Sociology -- Dictionaries.