The meaning of sociology: a reader
Joel M. Charon
Prentice Hall, 1996 - Social Science - 405 pages
This classic introduction to sociology as a "perspective" gives readers 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 readers how the various aspects of sociology fit together and are relevant to their own lives. The volume addresses the discipline of sociology, sociology as a perspective, how sociologists think, social structure, inequality in society, culture, social institutions, the interrelationships among organizations, social order, control, deviance and power, social change, the family in society and the meaning and uses of sociology. For those interested in the sociology of humans.
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