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- DescriptionSociology: Antipodean Perspectives introduces students to the study of society from an interdisciplinary perspective. Defining sociology as the data and patterns of everyday life, the book is structured around three sections: place, time and division. The many ways that the lives of Australians intersect with broader societal tions of place and geography, history and culture, institutions and social divisions are covered expertly and creatively by each of the contributors to this textbook. Written expressly for the purpose of engaging first year students in the study of sociology, the book's structure is both flexible and logical, making it an ideal learning and teaching tool. There is an emphasis on narratives that engage students in sociological thought. Contemporary approach to tions of place, time and division provides context through which to understand the workings of society. New to this Edition: 35 new chapters including animals, drugs, new global elites, regional towns.
- Author BiographyPeter Beilharz teaches in social theory, cultural sociology and historical sociology at La Trobe University. Most of his research is also in these areas including work on socialism and modernity, the idea of antipodean modernity, and ongoing work on Zygmunt Bauman. Peter is a founding editor of the journal Thesis Eleven and Director of the Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology at La Trobe. Trevor Hogan works in social theory and urban studies and in both fields promotes research about our region visa via the Asia-Pacific, especially through collaborative and exchange projects in the Philippines and India. In his work for the Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology, he is developing international collaboration with five international centers for social theory and cultural sociology, including two from Asia.
- Author(s)Peter Beilharz,Trevor Hogan
- PublisherOxford University Press Australia
- Date of Publication30/05/2012
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationMelbourne
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- First Published2012
- ImprintOUP Australia and New Zealand
- Content Note39 illustrations
- Weight1228 g
- Width191 mm
- Height255 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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