The Social Science Jargon Buster: The Key Terms You Need to Know (Hardback)
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The Social Science Jargon Buster: The Key Terms You Need to Know (Hardback)

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Hardback 344 Pages / Published: 17/09/2007
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- Are you confused by academic jargon?

- Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'?

- Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'?

The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, breaking each down and bringing impressive clarity and insight to even the most complex terms.

`This book successfully addresses the central task for any teacher of social theory - how to make the material accessible without making it simplistic and banal. The overall effect is a most effective text that hard-pressed students and lecturers will grab with both hands' -

Dave Harris, Senior Lecturer in Social Science

This practical, down-to-earth dictionary will help students new to social science discourse gain a thorough understanding of the key terms. Each entry includes a concise core definition, a more detailed explanation and an introduction to the associated debates and controversies. In addition, students will find a useful outline of the practical application of each term, as well as a list of key figures and recommendations for futher reading.

This dictionary brings a refreshing clarity to social science discourse, making it essential reading for all students on undergraduate social science courses.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412921763
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 650 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 24 mm


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`This book successfully addresses the central task for any teacher of social theory - how to make the material accessible without making it simplistic and banal' - Dave Harris, Senior Lecturer in Social Science -- T.N. Smalley * Choice *
`This book successfully addresses the central task for any teacher of social theory - how to make the material accessible without making it simplistic and banal' - Dave Harris, Senior Lecturer in Social Science

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