The paperback is now out and available here. If you want to browse a sample chapter than have a look at this Back for the Future! Social Theory Series (sample 2) Here is a sample 12-page chapter. This chapter introduces the concept of sociological investigation; describes the theoretical approach of Emile Durkheim and the context of his time; and discusses happiness research, the internet and ‘glocalisation’, sexual freedom and gender, and ‘collective effervescence’. You even get a fine art sample to illustrate his ideas!
The chapter is preceded with a very brief introduction to social theory. Here is a link to a fun chapter on the sociology of pop music.