Public sociology: An introduction to Australian society

John Germov (Editor), Marilyn Poole (Editor)

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    What is the connection between our personal troubles and underlying public issues?..'Public Sociology' focuses on the utility and relevance of a sociological perspective to every aspect of social life. The aim is to encourage in students the ability to critically reflect upon the forces - both local and global - shaping their own lives and the communities in which they live...The previous two editions of 'Public Sociology' have established the book as one of the most popular and accessible introductory sociology texts. The third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate important themes in contemporary society including drug culture and digital technology. The authors reveal how the tools of sociological training and an empirically grounded sociological perspective are essential to understanding and engaging with contemporary Australian society...
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCrows Nest, NSW
    PublisherAllen & Unwin
    Number of pages528
    ISBN (Print)9781741750607
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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