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Macmillan Higher Education

Social Divisions (3rd Edition)

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Paperback - 9780230228214

29 October 2013

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01 October 2013

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Society consists of sharply divided people with different lives and distinct identities. Written by leading sociologists, the new edition covers a range of social inequalities, with new chapters on work, social identity and...

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Society consists of sharply divided people with different lives and distinct identities. Written by leading sociologists, the new edition covers a range of social inequalities, with new chapters on work, social identity and global social divisions. It continues to be an invaluable, up-to-date introduction for social science students.

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Chapters written by established and internationally renowned academics in the field
Three new chapters on crucial issues for current day sociology (Work, Social Identity and Global Social Divisions)
Uptodate statistical data and key recent research findings

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. An Introduction to 'Social Divisions'; Geoff Payne
PART II: THREE CORE SOCIAL DIVISIONS
2. Class and Stratification; John Scott
3. Gender; Pamela Abbott
4. Ethnicity; David Mason
PART III: SOCIAL DIVISIONS: THE APPARENTLY PHYSICAL
5. Age and Old Age; John A. Vincent and Iain Phillips
6. Childhood; Stevi Jackson and Sue Scott
7. Sexuality; Sue Scott and Stevi Jackson
8. Disability; Mark Hyde and Rory Shand
PART IV: SOCIAL DIVISIONS: SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC
9. Religion; Alan Aldridge
10. National Identity; David McCrone
11. Elites; Philip Stanworth
12. Work; Tim Strangleman
PART V: THE INTERPLAY OF SOCIAL DIVISIONS
13. Poverty; Lucinda Platt
14. Health; Ruth Graham (with Judy Payne, Geoff Payne and Matthew Bond)
15. Community; Graham Crow and Catherine Maclean
PART VI: EXPANDING THE IDEA OF SOCIAL DIVISION
16. Global Social Divisions; Robert Holton
17. Identity; Steph Lawler
18. Social Divisions as a Sociological Perspective; Geoff Payne.

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Geoff Payne, a former British Sociological Association President and Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, teaches Social Divisions, and Research Methods, at Newcastle University, UK. Joint winner of the 2012 BSA/HEA National Award for Excellence in Teaching Sociology, he has worked in England and Scotland, and writes on social mobility.

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Geoff Payne, a former British Sociological Association President and Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, teaches Social Divisions, and Research Methods, at Newcastle University, UK. Joint winner of the 2012 BSA/HEA National Award for Excellence in Teaching Sociology, he has worked in England and Scotland, and writes on social mobility.

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