Introduction to Sociology and Social Change
by Ruth Dunn, Beverly Irby
Publisher: Connexions 2013
Number of pages: 693
Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. The online text meets standard scope and sequence requirements and incorporates current events such as the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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