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By G. Mitchell

ISBN-10: 0202308782

ISBN-13: 9780202308784

ISBN-10: 1138518433

ISBN-13: 9781138518438

Designed specially to fulfill the desires of newcomers in the entire social sciences, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" follows its hugely winning individual predecessor in the beginning issued as "A Dictionary of Sociology" first released in 1968. a number of the entries were revised and up-to-date to maintain abreast of the proliferation within the vocabulary of the social sciences. the quantity continues to be on very good unmarried resource for definitions in social learn. The entries comprise social mental phrases, phrases in social and cultural anthropology, phrases universal to political technological know-how, social management and social paintings. within the number of phrases, a beneficiant definition of social technology used to be hired, making the dictionary a really necessary reference resource for all rookies within the social sciences. a few phrases are defined rather in brief whereas others are given long therapy, in response to the extra assumptions that a few sociological phrases can suggest. hence, lengthy entries are given on phrases, resembling authority, consensus, phenomenology, position, social stratification, structuralism, while brief and succinct entries suffice for phrases such, as agnate, eidos, or mores. a few brief biographical sketches also are integrated. The members are all students operating in universities, predominantly within the uk and the us. greater than a thesaurus, "A New Dictionary of the Social Sciences" is helping the scholar comprehend a few of the theoretical concerns underlying using sociological phrases, in addition to anything in their heritage, and for that reason resembles an encyclopaedia in its scope and intensity of information.

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