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Published July 10th 2009 by Prentice Hall (first published March 1st 1993)
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Trevor
Feb 26, 2012 Trevor rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I’ve been reading quite a bit of sociology lately and so I thought it might be a good idea to read a general textbook to get an overview of the subject itself. This was interesting, though very American, obviously. And that had both benefits and disadvantages. Much of the sociology I’ve been reading has been European – so it was interesting to see a US perspective on the subject. All the same, this is such a general introduction that besides the occasional statistic there wasn’t all that much th ...more
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Mar 29, 2014 411Junkie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent read for anyone who is interested in Sociology. Henslin does an good job writing in layman's terms. I used this book for reading assignments for the semester, but I wouldn't have mind reading it on its own as well. It's easy to read, easy to understand, and yet, very thorough.
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Dec 19, 2015 Amanda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great overview of sociological issues. Thorough and a fantastic resource with minimal -- however present -- personal slant/commentary. Worth reading and referencing.
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Aug 02, 2014 Kevin Warman rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A very decent introductory text for sociology. It managed to keep me entertained while sharing a lot of valuable information.
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