Making Sense of Everyday Life
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
This accessible, introductory text explains the importance of studying 'everyday life' in the social sciences. Susie Scott examines such varied topics as leisure, eating and drinking, the idea of home, and time and schedules in order to show how societies are created and reproduced by the apparently mundane 'micro' level practices of everyday life.
Each chapter is organized around three main themes: 'rituals and routines', 'social order', and 'challenging the taken-for-granted',...