Understanding contemporary society
Parker, David J.
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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navigate to each section of interest using the links and menus provided whilst a full print version is also available for those who prefer to read offline and from paper. Suitable for: undergraduate year one level learners. Dr David J Parker, School of Sociology and Social Policy. David Parker is a lecturer in Sociology in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. His research interests include urban life, social change, ethnic identities, and British Chinese communities. His teaching focuses in introductory sociology, classical sociology and urban sociology