Understanding Post-War British Society pdf epub fb2

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Understanding Post-War British Society Author: -
Title: Understanding Post-War British Society
ISBN: 041510940X
ISBN13: 978-0415109406
Other Formats: azw lit rtf txt
Pages: 232 pages
Publisher: Routledge (December 23, 1994)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1629 kb
Size EPUB version: 1906 kb
Subcategory: Humanities




Too many sociology textbooks begin and end with how society is structured. To understand how society operates it is necessary to explore not only its constituent structures and relationships, but how these structures emerge and why changes occur within them. By bringing together a group of distinguished sociologists and social historians, this book critically appraises the usefulness of current theories in advancing our understanding of contemporary society. It explores British society as dynamic and developing. In the process the authors draw our attention to the fact that society is shaped not just by social policy and structures, but by how far these influence people's life-patterns, attitudes, experience and conduct. Celia Brackenridge (Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education, Joan C Brown, Robert G Burgess (University of Warwick), Rosemary Crompton (University of Kent), John Curtice (University of Str