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The uses of sociology: introduction

Redman, Peter; Silva, Elizabeth and Watson, Sophie (2005). The uses of sociology: introduction. In: Redman, Peter; Silva, Elizabeth and Watson, Sophie eds. The Uses of Sociology. UK: Open University Worldwide, ix-xiv.

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Abstract

About the book: The Uses of Sociology introduces the main methods of sociological research; explores some of the major approaches to knowledge that underpin these; and, on the basis of this prior discussion, considers competing answers to the question, "what should sociology's purpose be?".

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7492-6826-3, 978-0-7492-6826-8
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 17291
Depositing User: Users 4807 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2009 09:50
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2012 11:22
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17291
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