The Macmillan Student Encyclopedia of Sociology
Macmillan, 1983 - Social Science - 434 pages
This encyclopedia explains sociological terms, theories, concepts and proper names, whether they come from the classic nineteenth-century traditions or from recent radical trends, from the realms of abstract theory to issues of immediate social concern.
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