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Johnson, Allan G.

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Works: 40 works in 217 publications in 3 languages and 8,700 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Fiction  History  Reference works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ1075, 301.03
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Most widely held works by Allan G Johnson
The Blackwell dictionary of sociology : a user's guide to sociological language by Allan G Johnson( Book )

57 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition of Allan G. Johnson's one-volume dictionary includes 75 new entries, as well as an expanded biographical section, extensive revisions and updates, and more thorough cross-referencing. The combination of clear prose, engaging examples, a single author's voice, and minimal assumptions about the average reader's prior knowledge of the field, makes this a distinctive and valuable reference work." "Johnson defines amorphous and fuzzy sociological concepts in a lively and sensible way and his book provides an introduction to what it means to think sociologically. For a deeper understanding of social life, and of the only discipline dedicated to making sense of it in all its diversity, this dictionary is a perfect guide."--Jacket
The gender knot : unraveling our patriarchal legacy by Allan G Johnson( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Privilege, power, and difference by Allan G Johnson( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it
The forest and the trees : sociology as life, practice, and promise by Allan G Johnson( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is sociology really about? Allan Johnson's answer goes to the heart of sociology as a way of thinking and explains why it's important that we understand it, use it, live it, and pass it on. Johnson takes us into every nook and cranny of social life, from the meaning of "I love you" to the ravages of social oppression
Human arrangements : an introduction to sociology by Allan G Johnson( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social statistics without tears by Allan G Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first thing and the last : a novel by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the middle of a horrific night, Katherine Stuart barely escapes being murdered by her abusive husband in the kitchen of their suburban Boston home. In the aftermath of utter loss and devastation, Katherine is sought out by Lucy Dudley, an elderly woman living on a family farm in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, who reads about Katherine in the news and is drawn to her by a closely guarded history of her own. Katherine, unable to bear the accusing eyes of her family, accepts Lucy's invitation to come to Vermont, setting in motion a deepening relationship between the two women that frames a universal struggle to heal and reclaim what severe trauma takes from people's lives."--Page [2] of jacket
The forest for the trees : an introduction to sociological thinking by Allan G Johnson( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernization and social change : attitudes toward women's roles in Mexico City by Allan G Johnson( )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistics by Allan G Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing left to lose : a novel by Allan G Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of betrayal across generations--of fathers who send their sons to war and mothers who let them go--and the redeeming power of love and forgiveness
Xing bie da jie : chai chu fu quan wei jian by Allan G Johnson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling approach to gender inequality that empowers both men and women to be part of the solution instead of just part of the problem
Student study guide to accompany Human arrangements : an introduction to sociology, 4th edition by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blackwell dictionary of political science : a user's guide to its terms by Frank Bealey( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science is a clear introduction to the terminology of political science for students and general readers. The book comprises rigorous definitions and explanations of around 1000 key terms presented in an engaging style, cross-referenced, and easily accessible to readers new to the subject. It also includes a section of short biographies of the most eminent writers in the discipline - both classical and modern. The book is unique in combining a single author's overview and minimal assumptions about the reader's prior knowledge of the discipline. Major entries include short bibliographies for those who wish to pursue topics further."--Jacket
Marriage and the family by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education and schools by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic arrangements by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jian shu you jian lin by Allan G Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious institutions by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human arrangements :an introduction to sociology /Allan G. Johnson. under the general editorship of Robert K. Merton by Allan G Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Blackwell dictionary of sociology : a user's guide to sociological language
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The gender knot : unraveling our patriarchal legacyPrivilege, power, and differenceThe forest and the trees : sociology as life, practice, and promiseThe first thing and the last : a novelThe Blackwell dictionary of political science : a user's guide to its terms