Sociology for Dummies®

Sociology for Dummies®

Author(s): Jay Gabler

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012 09:42AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470572368

Online ISBN: 9781118269237

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269237

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Basic Basics

  2. Part II: Seeing Society Like a Sociologist

  3. Part III: Equality and Inequality in Our Diverse World

  4. Part IV: All Together Now: The Ins and Outs of Social Organization

  5. Part V: Sociology and Your Life

  6. Part VI: The Part of Tens

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