Sociology For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 5, 2010 - Social Science - 384 pages
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The first authoritative yet accessible guide to this broad and popular topic

Sociology is the study of human and societal interaction, and because society is constantly changing, sociology will always remain a crucial and relevant subject. Sociology For Dummies helps you understand this complex field, serving as the ideal study guide both when you're deciding to take a class as well as when you are already participating in a course.

  • Provides a general overview of what sociology in as well as an in-depth look at some of the major concepts and theories
  • Offers examples of how sociology can be applied and its importance to everyday life

Avoiding jargon, Sociology For Dummies will get you up to speed on this widely studied topic in no time.

  

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User Review  - Luba Moshcovich - Goodreads

I recommend this book to anyone who is new to sociology. It gives you a great overall, easy to read and entertaining. Read full review

Review: Sociology For Dummies

User Review  - Albert - Goodreads

Provides the basics of Sociology, but perhaps less engaging than other Dummies editions. However, if you haven't studied any of the other social sciences before it does provide you with a decent summary in layman's terms. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Jay Gabler, PhD, is a writer, editor, and college professor. Gabler received his PhD from Harvard University and now teaches at Rasmussen College in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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