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Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology

Note:  This textbook has been updated in 2015, which can be found at: The free open textbook is organized into 5 Units that align with the Introduction to Sociology course taught at many colleges and universities.  It includes case studies and a glossary. The units include: Unit 1 Intro, Theories, and Research This unit addresses history of sociology, the sociological imagination, theorists and social theories, and research. Unit 2 Social Life This unit addresses culture, socialization, society and groups, and collective behavior Unit 3 Nuts, Sluts, and Perverts This unit addresses deviance, crime and social control, populations, urbanization Unit 4 Inequalities This unit addresses social stratification, sex and gender, race and... Show More


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