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Essentials of Sociology

Used for my Sociology course, aside from the urge to fact check, it was an interesting book. BrinkerhoffSuzanne T. Health and Health Care. Refresh and try again. Matthew rated it liked it Jun 28, She is currently working on a National Institute of Mental Health grant to examine rural-urban differences in help-seeking for depression and alcohol abuse.

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Contents The Study of Society. Selected pages Title Page. Ortega’s interests are directed toward the social psychological consequences of inequality.

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Brinkerhoff has taught family and parent-child relationships, covering such topics as children’s work in the family and the effect of economic marginality on the family. Heather Lake rated it really liked it Dec 31, WhiteSuzanne T. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. OrtegaRose Weitz Limited preview – From inside the book. Deviance Crime and Social Control. Shannon Pauley rated it did not like it Aug 05, Trivia About Essentials of Soc Social Structure and Social Interaction.

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Essentials of Sociology by David B. Brinkerhoff

Jackie rated it it was ok Feb 04, Rose Weitz received her doctoral degree from Yale University in Previously she served as an Associate Dean in Graduate Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, teaching both introductory sociology and social problems.


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Contents The Study of Society. He also focuses on such issues as introducing technology in the classroom. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt sociolofy introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters.

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