The Meaning of Sociology

The Meaning of Sociology

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For a freshman-level course in Introduction to Sociology.This classic introduction to sociology as a perspective gives students a sound understanding of key sociological concepts as well as insight into how sociologists view society and human beings. Clearly written and organized, it shows students how the various aspects of sociology fit together-and are relevant to their own lives.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130336750
  • 9780130336750

Table of contents

1. The Discipline of Sociology. 2. Sociology as a Perspective: How Sociologists Think. 3. Humans Are Embedded in Social Organization. 4. Social Structure. 5. Inequality in Society. 6. Culture. 7. Social Institutions. 8. The Interrelationships Among Organizations. 9. Social Order, Social Control, and Social Deviance. 10. Social Power. 11. Symbols, Self, and Mind: Our Active Nature. 12. Social Change. 13. The Family in Society. 14. The Meaning and Uses of Sociology.show more

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