Description - Sociologic by James Arvanitakis
Why are there pirates in the supermarket? Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture is a contemporary introduction to sociology for the modern student. Readers will learn about sociological concepts through examination of a variety of theories and theorists, all the while relating and applying this knowledge to their own experiences of everyday life. Students will relish exploring the world of society and culture through personal narrative, humour, and examples.Editor James Arvanitakis has assembled a stellar author team who collectively give students the tools to analyse how society functions, operates and changes... and lay down a challenge to change it for the better. Key Features Learn through the voices of real people - student and professional profiles throughout the text show real life examples of situations and expose readers to a wealth of voices and perspectives.Critical reflection questions and discussion questions - encourage students to look at their own lives as they learn so they can see how the theories are relevant.Rich with extra references and further reading to help readers investigate each subject area to greater depths.
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Author Biography - James Arvanitakis
Professor James Arvanitakis researches in the transdisciplinary areas of globalisation, citizenship, young people, security and the cultural commons - incorporating issues around hope, trust, safety and intellect. Arvanitakis graduated with his PhD in 2006 and was promoted to full professor in 2013 following the rare achievement of being granted an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant as well as being recipient of the 2012 Prime Ministers University Teacher of the Year Award.