This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern.
This book brings together academics, writers and politicians to explore the range and nature of the media in Scotland. The book includes chapters on the separate histories of the press, broadcasting and cinema, on the representation and construction of Scotland, the contemporary communications environment, and the languages used in the media.
This is a book for anyone who wants to know what sociology is and what sociologists do. In a subject which has changed dramatically over the last twenty years, Sociology: The Basics offers the most up to date guide to the major topics and areas of debate.
The fourth edition of The Student's Companion to Social Policy maintains the text's inimitable and best-selling approach. Written by a wide range of experts in the field, it has been extensively updated and revised to take account of recent developments and debates and changing political and economic configurations.
For anyone wishing to understand Scottish society in particular or the general issues involved in nation building, McCrone's clear-headed coherently argued account of the main issues will be essential reading.
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Full text original source documents from the UK including maps and audio visual resources. The collection covers the effects of the depression in the 1930s, the onset of World War 2, the Blitz and war on the home front, the post-war world, with the rise of consumerism and television. Subject Areas: Anthropology, History, Sociology. Date coverage: 1937-1967
This collection of manuscripts, typescripts and ephemerae (including video and visual resources) analyses the social and political changes that accompanied the 'Rock n'Roll' revolution. Subject areas include: Changing Lifestyles, Civil Rights, Mai 68 (May 1968, events of) Nuclear Disarmament, Vietnam War. Date covered: 1950 - 1975
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This full text resource contains original source documents including original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images covering the variety, legacy and continued existence of slavery. Subject areas include: Agriculture, Education, Resistance, Slavery in the 21st Century, Spiritualism and Religion. Date coverage: from 1490
The Parliament acts as a co-legislator, sharing with the Council the power to adopt and amend legislative proposals and to decide on the EU budget. It also supervises the work of the Commission and other EU bodies and cooperates with national parliaments of EU countries to get their input
The devolved government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include: health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment. Some powers are reserved to the UK government and include: immigration, the constitution, foreign policy and defence