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Human Societies An Introduction to Macrosociology

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ISBN-10: 0199946027

ISBN-13: 9780199946020

Edition: 11th

Authors: Patrick Nolan, Gerhard Lenski

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Taking a macrosociological, global approach,Human Societiesoffers an introduction to sociology that is truly comparative, cross-cultural, and historical. It compares societies over time and across environments, emphasizing the dynamics of social change. Its clearly developed ecological-evolutionary perspective provides a powerful theoretical framework for understanding the array of social arrangements found in human societies over the past 100,000 years. Since industrial societies are encountered only after this theoretical base has been firmly established and older, simpler, and smaller societies have been examined in detail, students see their own society (and other contemporary…    
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Book details

List price: $138.95
Edition: 11th
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Gerhard Lenski, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is the author of Power and Privilege and The Religious Factor. He is a recent recipient of the ASA Distinguished Career Award.