An excellent lexicographic work that does exactly what it sets out to do, namely provide brief information on various sociological terminologies. If you are studying Sociology, Anthropology or other cognate subjects, this book is probably essential. It is useful not only for the practitioners of Sociology, but also for those who are pursuing other branches of social science.
It has been written for students from school to university level. This book provides not only simple, one or two-line definitions but also entries that discuss the issues involved in the central concepts, theories and writings of Sociology and related science. Because of the comprehensiveness here, the readers will learn something. This dictionary provides a simple meaning of troublesome words and detailed introduction of important sociological theories.
This dictionary offers readers an accessible and lucid starting point for their enquiries and we hope people will find it a pleasure to use. This book is a dictionary of sociological language. It is the best possible dictionary for newcomers to the discipline. Effort has been made to keep entries relatively brief, but comprehensive, keeping an eye on the need of students.