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Good Book, in Theory

Making Sense Through Inquiry

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A Good Book, in Theory: Making Sense Through Inquiry by Alan Sears
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This brief and engagingly written book provides a unique introduction to the process of social inquiry and the theoretical and methodological frameworks that support that inquiry, offering a strong foundation in critical thinking that is rooted in the social sciences but maintains relevance across the disciplines.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface to the First Edition: Users' Guide for Students and Instructors Preface to the Second Edition 1. An Interesting Idea, In Theory 2. But How Do You Know? 3. You Are Here: Mapping Social Relations 4. The Real World: Making Sense of Perceptions 5. Nature and Culture: The Social Construction of Distinctions 6. Making Time: Clocking Social Relations 7. Conclusion: So Many Theories, So Little Time Glossary References Index

Author Biography

Alan Sears is Professor of Sociology at Ryerson University, Toronto. He is the author of Retooling the Mind Factory: Education in a Lean State (UTP, 2003) and co-author with James Cairns of The Democratic Imagination (UTP, 2012). James Cairns is Assistant Professor in the Contemporary Studies Department at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford. He is the co-author, with Alan Sears, of The Democratic Imagination (UTP, 2012).
Release date Australia
January 4th, 2010
Country of Publication
Canada
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
University of Toronto Press
Pages
206
Dimensions
140x216x12
ISBN-13
9781442601567
Product ID
3985356

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