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Sociology: From Committing to Being?

Hodkinson, Paul (2015) Sociology: From Committing to Being? In: Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice. Policy Press, pp. 135-142. ISBN 978-1447318668

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Abstract

What is sociology? Why is it important? Sociologists’ Tales is the first book to offer a unique window into the thoughts and experiences of key UK sociologists from different generations, many internationally recognised, asking what sociology means to them. It reveals the changing context of sociology and how this has shaped their practice. Providing a valuable insight into why sociology is so fascinating, it gives advice to those wanting to study or develop a career in sociology reflecting on why the contributors chose their career, how they have managed to do it and what advice they would offer the next generation. This unique volume provides an understanding of sociology and its importance, and will have wide appeal among students, young sociologists thinking about their future and professional sociologists alike.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Hodkinson, PaulP.Hodkinson@surrey.ac.uk
Editors :
NameEmailORCID
Twamley, K
Doidge, M
Scott, A
Date : 15 April 2015
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2016 British Sociological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords : Social Science
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 09 Sep 2015 13:33
Last Modified : 24 May 2018 08:47
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/808393

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