Heads Up Sociology by DK  Books audiobook

Heads Up Sociology

By DK Books
Read by Kimberly Parker

DK Children 9781465468635
4.74 Hours 1
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All the big questions about the society we live in today. Gain an insight into the issues that matter today, such as who owns the media, who decides what is news, and the super-rich. This is the ultimate tool to help you get to grips with sociology in time for exams, from gender and identity to welfare and consumerism. Sociology is the study of how societies are organised and what helps them function or go wrong. Why do people commit crimes? Who decides if someone has a mental illness? What's work for? Does aid do any good? Heads Up Sociology explores these fascinating questions plus all the key sociology topics, including poverty, gender, class, and crime. Fascinating biographies give you insights into the lives and work of key players such as Judith Butler and Howard Becker, and case studies and real-life scenarios bring the ideas to life. Heads Up Sociology is an essential listen for anyone keen to ask the big questions about the society we live in today. Dr Christopher Thorpe is an associate lecturer in Sociology at the University of Exeter, England, with a special interest in social theory, culture, and globalization. Dr Chris Yuill is a sociologist and lecturer at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. His interests include society and health and urban studies. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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All the big questions about the society we live in today. Gain an insight into the issues that matter today, such as who owns the media, who decides what is news, and the super-rich. This is the ultimate tool to help you get to grips with sociology in time for exams, from gender and identity to welfare and consumerism. Sociology is the study of how societies are organised and what helps them function or go wrong. Why do people commit crimes? Who decides if someone has a mental illness? What's work for? Does aid do any good? Heads Up Sociology explores these fascinating questions plus all the key sociology topics, including poverty, gender, class, and crime. Fascinating biographies give you insights into the lives and work of key players such as Judith Butler and Howard Becker, and case studies and real-life scenarios bring the ideas to life. Heads Up Sociology is an essential listen for anyone keen to ask the big questions about the society we live in today. Dr Christopher Thorpe is an associate lecturer in Sociology at the University of Exeter, England, with a special interest in social theory, culture, and globalization. Dr Chris Yuill is a sociologist and lecturer at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. His interests include society and health and urban studies. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK Audio

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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 4.74
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English