Introduction to Sociology
Publisher: OpenStax College 2012
Number of pages: 238
Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. This free online text meets standard scope and sequence requirements and incorporates current events such as the Occupy Wall Street movement. The text is designed for the Introduction to Sociology course at any two- to four-year school.
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by John Preece - Smashwords
This book presents an entirely new approach to the analysis of human behaviour. It reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a user friendly text which readers can readily understand.
by Amy Blackstone - Saylor Foundation
This text emphasizes the relevance of research methods for the everyday lives of its readers. Using a variety of examples from published sociological research, this text aims to provide balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative approaches.
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This book offers a sociological understanding of today's social problems and of possible solutions to these problems. Readers of this book will find many examples of how social problems have been improved and of strategies that hold great potential.