The Palgrave Handbook of Sociology in Britain

  • John Holmwood
  • John Scott

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. John Holmwood, John Scott
    Pages 1-2
  3. Lucinda Platt
    Pages 30-53
  4. Chris Renwick
    Pages 71-96
  5. Christopher T. Husbands
    Pages 155-188
  6. Baudry Rocquin
    Pages 189-210
  7. Charles Turner
    Pages 282-301
  8. Graham Crow
    Pages 374-395
  9. Geoff Payne
    Pages 413-436
  10. Eamonn Carrabine
    Pages 459-487
  11. Wendy Bottero
    Pages 536-562
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 611-631

About this book


Leading sociologists outline the historical development of the discipline in Britain and document its continuing influence in this essential and comprehensive reference work. Spanning the Scottish enlightenment of the 18th century to the present day this Handbook maps the discipline and  the British contribution.


community criminology Cultural Studies Cultural turn feminism methodology Metropole Nation poverty religion social research social theory social work sociology Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • John Holmwood
    • 1
  • John Scott
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK
  2. 2.University of CopenhagenDenmark

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