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Essentials of Sociology

Return to Book Page. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt their introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters. BrinkerhoffSuzanne T.

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Hands-on exercises help sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills as readers put sociological theory into practice.

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It provides a careful, thoughtful blend of theory and the latest research, combined with illuminating examples, case studies and applications that help the student appreciate the sociological imagination. Jerrilynn Sheffler rated it liked it Aug 29, Maribel rated it really liked it Feb 28, Selected pages Title Page.

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