Making Sense of Social Theory: A Practical Introduction

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010 - Social Science - 281 pages
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Making Sense of Social Theory opens by carefully exploring what it means to follow the scientific method in a field like sociology. The book goes on to analyze sociology as a genuine science with a body of explanatory insights. Sociological theory is applied in ways that make its relevance and power apparent so that theory no longer stands divorced from real world research or practice. Making Sense of Social Theory clearly establishes the pertinence of sociology's great theoretical insights for all social science researchers and practitioners.

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Charles H. Powers is a professor of sociology at Santa Clara University.

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