This second edition of Allan G. Johnson's one-volume dictionary includes 75 new entries, as well as an expanded biographical section, extensive revisions and updates, and more thorough cross-referencing. The combination of clear prose, engaging examples, a single author's voice, and minimal assumptions about the average reader's prior knowledge of the field, makes this a distinctive and valuable reference work. Johnson defines amorphous and fuzzy sociological concepts in a lively and sensible way and his book provides an introduction to what it means to think sociologically. For a deeper understanding of social life, and of the only discipline dedicated to making sense of it in all its diversity, this Dictionary is a perfect guide.
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Author Biography - Allan G. Johnson
Allan G. Johnson is Professor of Sociology at Hartford College for Women. His previous publications include The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise (1997), The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy (1997), and Human Arrangements (fourth edition, 1996).