How to be a Sociologist: An Introduction to A Level Sociology

by Sarah Cant, Jennifer Hardes

On Sale: 07/25/2021

How to be a Sociologist: An Introduction to A Level Sociology

by Sarah Cant, Jennifer Hardes

On Sale: 07/25/2021

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About the Book

Learn how to think like a sociologist with this short, up-to-date and accessible introduction to studying A Level Sociology or starting Sociology at university. Find out how sociology works and what it can do, as well as where it can take you.

Get a headstart on your A-Level Sociology topics and understand how to be an excellent sociologist. Packed with inspiring and current examples, this fascinating and practical guide introduces the capacity and challenge, insights and parameters of sociology through key ideas and readings that relate to the current A-Level Sociology specifications, foundation access courses and the world around us. Hugely readable it will appeal to anyone interested in learning more about sociology.

By becoming a sociologist, you will learn to be careful, considered, and creative, analytical, and rigorous, and reflexive and ethical. These dispositions will prepare you for life, education, and work.

  • Introduction: Why be a sociologist?
  • Chapter 1: Be Imaginative: Making connections between the personal and the public
  • Chapter 2: Be Conceptual: Putting on sociological glasses
  • Chapter 3: Be Rigorous: Exploring the sociological toolkit
  • Chapter 4: Be Knowledgeable: Asking questions and finding answers
  • Chapter 5: Be Reflexive: Turning the sociological imagination onto sociology itself
  • Chapter 6: Be Transformative: Bringing about change in yourself and others
  • An Ending: A sociology of hope and reasons to be optimistic

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008412920
  • ISBN 10: 0008412928
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 07/25/2021
  • Pages: 144
  • List Price:19.99 CAD
  • Ages: 16 to 18
  • BISAC1 : EDUCATION / Secondary
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Study Aids / General
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Sociology
  • BISAC4 : EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Social Science
  • BISAC5 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General

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