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Sociology Today

Social Transformations in a Globalizing World

Arnaud Sales University of Montreal
© 2012   464 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Hardcover ISBN: 9781849204699 £90.00
Ebook ISBN: 9781446268926
Other Titles in: Sociology  |  Social Theory
We are living in a turbulent world marked by fast, continuous social changes that affect the lives of individuals, families, communities, organizations, businesses, nation-states, and international networks. This fundamentally commits contemporary sociology to being a science of change.

This collection effectively mirrors this diversity and variety of transformations underway in today's societies and transnational spaces. Written by a group of internationally renowned sociologists, it offers a cutting edge understanding of what is happening in our life worlds, work lives and frames of social existence. Bringing up issues such as political turbulence, cultural and artistic dynamics, family changes, gender roles, migration flows and social movements, it is a timely contribution that discusses transformation and globalization and their consequences in both theoretical and substansive terms.

Illuminating and comprehensive, this book will be of immense use for sociology students on all levels, as well as lecturers, researchers and others who are interested in social life and the consequences of human action.

Arnaud Sales is Emeritus Proessor of Sociology at the University of Montreal, Canada.

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