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Sociology: Windows on Society An Anthology

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ISBN-10: 0195330528

ISBN-13: 9780195330526

Edition: 7th 2005

Authors: Robert H. Lauer, Jeanette C. Lauer

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The seventh edition of Lauer and Lauer's best-selling Sociology: Windows On Society (An Anthology) has been significantly updated with fifteen new selections. The book continues to draw on both contemporary sources and the classical literature of sociology to explore the nature of social life, with an emphasis on issues of gender, race/ethnicity, and inequality. The editors have chosen articles that challenge preconceived notions and conventional wisdom while also demonstrating the distinctive power of the sociological viewpoint. The units are divided into parts to show how the selections fit into the topics covered in the introductory course. Major concepts are highlighted and explained…    
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Book details

Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Robert H. Lauer holds a Ph.D. and B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis; he also has a degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has three children and five grandchildren.

Jeanette C. Lauer holds a Ph.D. from Washington University and a B.S. from University of Missouri. She has three children and five grandchildren.

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