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Illuminating Social Life free pdf The sixth edition of Peter Kivisto's popular anthology, Illuminating Social Life, continues to demonstrate to students how social theories can help them make sense of the swirling events and perplexing phenomena that they encounter in their daily lives. A perfect complement for sociological theory courses, this updated edition includes 13 original essays by leading scholars in the field that help students better understand and appreciate the relevance of social theory. Once again, Peter Kivisto's collection illuminates the connection between sociological theory and the realities that students are faced with every day, from the Internet, alcohol use, and body building to shopping malls, the working world, and fast-food restaurants.

About Peter J. Kivisto

Peter Kivisto is Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare at Augustana College and Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of Turku. His current research involves a collaborative project on multiculturalism with colleagues in Finland. His interests include immigration, social integration, citizenship, and religion. Among his recent books are Key Ideas in Sociology (2011), Illuminating Social Life (2011)- Beyond a Border: The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration (2010, with Thomas Faist)- Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects (2007, with Thomas Faist)- and Intersecting Inequalities (2007, with Elizabeth Hartung). He serves on the editorial boards of Contexts, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies, and on the Publication Committee for Sociology of Religion.

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Author : Peter J. Kivisto
Publisher : SAGE Publications Inc
Data Published : 12 December 2012
ISBN : 1452217823
EAN : 9781452217826
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 440 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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