Introduction To Sociology In Ireland 3rd Edition

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ISBN: 9780717156221

Published: 2014

By Bernadette McDonald

· Written in a very accessible and student-friendly style, this new edition provides the most recent statistics available

· Promotes the understanding of the nature and positioning of Irish society in relation to other societies

· Highlights the key sociological concepts & topics, with the major theoretical perspectives and methods required to produce sociological knowledge

· Provides an introduction to and discussion on key issues relevant to the 21st century

· Expanded section on Methods of Research, including information on: case studies; the internet; action reserach; and ethical considerations in research

· New analysis of: – crime in Ireland – the function of religion – women and the Irish labour market – theories of ageing

· New data regarding:

– immigration and social change in Ireland – the travelling community – suicide – demographic patterns in Ireland

Suitable for those studying FETAC, BTEC and HETAC subjects within the fields of Social Science and Health Care at levels 5 & 6