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

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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.

An easy way to make the study of Sociology more relevant, contemporary and diverse.

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

RRP: £13.99

ISBN

978-0-00-841292-0

Publication Date

01-07-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

192 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Author

Sarah Cant and Jennifer Hardes

Authors Dr Sarah Cant and Dr Jennifer Hardes teach and research at Canterbury Christ Church University. They are working to enhance school-university collaboration.

Product Description

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.

An easy way to make the study of Sociology more relevant, contemporary and diverse.

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

ISBN

978-0-00-841292-0

Publication Date

01-07-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

192 pages

Dimensions

148x210mm

Product Description

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.

An easy way to make the study of Sociology more relevant, contemporary and diverse.

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

Author

Sarah Cant and Jennifer Hardes

Authors Dr Sarah Cant and Dr Jennifer Hardes teach and research at Canterbury Christ Church University. They are working to enhance school-university collaboration.