Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

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OUP Oxford, Mar 25, 1999 - Social Science - 128 pages
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Drawing on studies of social class, crime and deviance, work in bureaucracies, and changes in religious and political organizations, this Very Short Introduction explores the tension between the individual's role in society and society's role in shaping the individual, and demonstrates the value of sociology as a perspective for understanding the modern world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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A good short introduction to this interesting and worthwhile field. Read full review

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I cannot fault this book because it does exactly what it sets out to do as stated on the cover. Read full review

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