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Society: The Basics

3.39  ·  Rating Details ·  273 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Widely used for its engaging writing style, this fourth edition continues to empower readers to see the world, and themselves, in a whole new way.With more emphasis on critical thinking and global coverage, every chapter includes something new -- a new discussion, new map, new box, and new art.
Paperback, 482 pages
Published December 12th 1991 by Prentice Hall (first published 1991)
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Olivia
Dec 29, 2011 Olivia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I learned alot, however, you would think that a feminist wrote this book rather than a man and even I found that offensive as a woman.
Arta Barzanji
Dec 14, 2016 Arta Barzanji rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very accessible and up-to-date. It doesn’t just stick to famous names and their theories but mostly explores real current issues. I think it's essential for every person to read a good sociology book or take a soc class; we are all living in a society after all!
Julie
Oct 18, 2015 Julie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I got this book for school. It was not required to buy but I wanted to have it for future use/reference. Good info.
Julia
Mar 13, 2014 Julia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
had to read the book for a course in school. Very interesting topic and easy to follow. It got me interested in sociology might continue reading about the topic.
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A necessary read for those interested in sociology.
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