Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach

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Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach

Format:  Paperback,

479 pages

Publisher: Pearson College Div

Publish Date: May 2012

ISBN-13: 9780205900077

ISBN-10: 0205900070

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"A Down-to-Earth Approach" James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology. With his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style, the author highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin shares with readers his passion for sociology. In addition to this trademark down-to-earth approach, other distinctive features include: comparative perspectives, the globalization of capitalism, and visual presentations of sociology. Teaching & Learning Experience
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Publisher: Pearson College Div
Publish Date: May 2012
ISBN-13: 9780205900077
ISBN-10: 0205900070
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 479
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.75 x 10.75 x 0.75

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