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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Review: Sociology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #12)

User Review  - Azure Ides-Grey - Goodreads

I found this introduction to be very underwhelming, especially compared to Metaphysics and Existentialism. I read through this one a little quicker than I normally do, so perhaps that was part of the ... Read full review

Review: Sociology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #12)

User Review  - Taha - Goodreads

OK, the book isn't necessarily bad. It's just not good. There are several reasons for that opinion and I must admit that some are derived from personal preferences rather than the book. Though let's ... Read full review

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