Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Lifestyles
Like its predecessors, the new Ninth Edition of Extraordinary Groups introduces students to some of the most fascinating subcultures in U.S. history, vividly portraying the lifestyles of their members and emphasizing the sociological principles they illustrate. By exploring different cultures, this unique, insightful work continues to broaden students’ sociological perspective, and allows them to see their own culture in a new light.
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A straight forward presentation of some uniquely American intentional communities. All are religious except for the gypsies. The book is informative and meant for classroom use and is largely ... Read full review
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