Sociology: a down-to-earth approach

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Allyn and Bacon, May 1, 2002 - Social Science - 816 pages
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This best-selling comprehensive text shares the excitement of sociology with the acclaimed down-to-earth approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life. The sixth edition of this highly-regarded text retains all the features that have made previous editions so successful. The author has a unique ability to engage students without sacrificing content or talking down to them. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin is able to share his passion for sociology with his readers like no other author of an introductory text can.

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User Review  - Jei-Nhy - Goodreads

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 ... Read full review

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Thorough and complete but dry if this is not your passion. Read full review


The Sociological Perspective
An Updated Version of the Old Elephant Story
Origins of Sociology

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James M. Henslin is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He is the author of many textbooks, including "Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, " 7th ed.; "Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, " 6th ed.; and "Social Problems, " 7th ed.

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