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  1. 1. Introductory Lecture 0 items
  2. 2. Family and relationships 1 item
  3. 3. Food and Eating 6 items
    1. Sociology on the menu: an invitation to the study of food and society - Alan Beardsworth, Teresa Keil 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Essential

    2. The sociology of food: eating, diet and culture - Stephen Mennell, Anne Murcott, Anneke H. Van Otterloo 1992

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    3. A sociology of food & nutrition: the social appetite - John Germov, Lauren Williams 2004

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  4. 4. Globalisation and Development 8 items
    1. Global complexity - John Urry 2003

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    2. Globalization: social theory and global culture - Roland Robertson 1992

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    3. The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion - Bryan S. Turner, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2010

      Book Further Read Obadia, L. (2010) Globalization and the Sociology of Religion

  5. 5. Religion and Belief 7 items
    1. Religion in the contemporary world: a sociological introduction - Alan Aldridge 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Please read Chapter 1: Defining Religion: Social Conflict and Sociological Debates Especially pp. 8-30

    2. The sociology of religion - Grace Davie c2007

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    3. The sacred canopy: elements of a sociological theory of religion - Peter L. Berger 1990

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    4. Eight theories of religion - Daniel L. Pals, Daniel L. Pals 2006

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    5. Religion and social theory: a materialist perspective - Bryan S. Turner 1983

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    6. The elementary forms of religious life - Emile Durkheim 2001

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  6. 6. Independent Study and Reading for essay 0 items
    Focus on readings relating to your selected essay
  7. 7. Society, Structure and Agency 6 items
    1. Nobody to shoot? Power, structure, and agency: A dialogue - Clarissa Hayward, Steven Lukes 04/2008

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  8. 8. Marx 10 items
    1. Classical sociological theory - Bert N. Adams, R. A. Sydie c2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Read Chapter 5: Radical Anticapitalism: Marx and Engels

    2. Understanding modern sociology - W. W. Sharrock, J. A. Hughes, Peter J. Martin c2003 (electronic resource)

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    3. Key ideas in sociology - Peter Kivisto 2011

      Book Further For a good overview of Marx's key ideas read Chapter 2: Industrial Society: From the Satanic Mills to the Digital Age pp.1-14

    4. Marx, Durkheim, Weber: formations of modern social thought - Ken Morrison 2006

      Book Further Read Part 2 Karl Marx for a clear account of his work

    5. The Communist manifesto - Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Further One of the well known and cited texts in Marxist literature. Available online.

    6. Classical sociological theory: a reader - Ian McIntosh 1997

      Book Further See the section on Marx for some of his original texts.

    7. Classical social theory - Ian Craib 1997

      Book Further See the sections on Marx.

    8. Karl Marx: selected writings - Karl Marx, David McLellan 2000

      Book Further Contains collection of Marx work.

    9. Dead white men and other important people: sociology's big ideas - Ralph Fevre, Angus Bancroft 2010

      Book Further This is great text for the beginners to discover the development of sociology and some of the key issues it engages with. This is useful for the next three topics -Marx, Durkheim and Weber.

  9. 9. Durkheim 9 items
    1. Classical sociological theory - Bert N. Adams, R. A. Sydie c2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 4: Society as Sui Generis: Durkheim

    2. Marx, Durkheim, Weber: formations of modern social thought - Ken Morrison 2006

      Book Further Read Part 3 for a good understanding of Durkheim's analysis of society

    3. Classical sociological theory: a reader - Ian McIntosh 1997

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    4. Suicide: a study in sociology - Emile Durkheim 2002

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    5. The rules of sociological method: and selected texts on sociology and its method - Emile Durkheim, Steven Lukes 1982

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    6. The elementary forms of religious life - Emile Durkheim 2001

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    7. Classical social theory - Ian Craib 1997

      Book Further See the sections on Durkheim.

    8. Capitalism and modern social theory: an analysis of the writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber - Anthony Giddens 1971

      Book Further See the section on Durkheim

    9. Durkheim, ethnography and suicide: Researching young male suicide in the transnational London Alevi-Kurdish community - U. Cetin 01/06/2016

      Article Further This paper shows the contemporary relevance Durkheim in studying suicide especially among ethnic communities.

  10. 10. Weber 10 items
    1. Classical sociological theory - Bert N. Adams, R. A. Sydie c2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 7: Social Action and Social Complexity: Max Weber and Marianne Weber

    2. Marx, Durkheim, Weber: formations of modern social thought - Ken Morrison 2006

      Book Further Read Part 4 on Max Weber. This is a bit long but it gives a very good account of his theory.

    3. Classical sociological theory: a reader - Ian McIntosh 1997

      Book Further See the section on Weber for some of his key original texts.

    4. The essential Weber: a reader - Max Weber, Sam Whimster 2004

      Book Further A bit difficult but highly useful.

    5. Understanding Weber - Sam Whimster 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further This is a good book on Weber.

    6. Classical social theory - Ian Craib 1997

      Book  See the sections on Weber

    7. Weber: a short introduction - Gianfranco Poggi 2006

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    8. The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism - Max Weber, Talcott Parsons 2003

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    9. Max Weber on economy and society - R. J. Holton, Bryan S. Turner 2011

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  11. 11. Education 1 item
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  13. Further Readings for the Module 11 items
    These readings may be helpful for your future modules too.
    1. Marx Durkheim and Weber Morrison

      Chapter Further A very good, clear account of Marx's key ideas

    2. Emile Durkheim, his life and work: a historical and critical study - Steven Lukes 1985

      Book Further This is possibly the best source on Durkheim. Especially see Chapter 9 pp-191-222

    3. Suicide: a study in sociology - Emile Durkheim 2002

      Book Further One of the best sociology texts. Here you will see how Durkheim studies social facts sociologically.

    4. A sociology of food & nutrition: the social appetite - John Germov, Lauren Williams 2004

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    5. The sociology of food: eating, diet and culture - Stephen Mennell, Anne Murcott, Anneke H. Van Otterloo 1992

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    6. The new Blackwell companion to the sociology of religion - Bryan S. Turner, Wiley InterScience (Online service) 2010

      Book  Read Obadia, L. (2010) Globalization and the Sociology of Religion

    7. Globalization: social theory and global culture - Roland Robertson 1992

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    8. Global complexity - John Urry 2003

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