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Essentials of Sociology with Infotrac

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ISBN-10: 0534555489

ISBN-13: 9780534555481

Edition: 4th 1999

Authors: David B. Brinkerhoff, White, Ortega

List price: $56.95
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This extremely brief and affordable text is a balanced introduction to sociology. It provides a careful, thoughtful blend of theory and the latest research, combined with illuminating examples, case studies and applications that help the student appreciate the sociological imagination. Based on the authors' longer text, SOCIOLOGY, this briefer version offers the brevity and flexibility to be used in conjunction with outside readings. The newest edition contains a special focus on technology, with "Focus on Technology" boxes, Internet resources and suggested projects, and InfoTrac College Edition exercises.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 439
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

David Brinkerhoff is Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where he has been since 1978, serving as Associate Vice Chancellor since 1991. Dr. 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. He also focuses on such issues as introducing technology in the classroom. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Washington in Seattle, with B.S. and M.S. degrees from Brigham Young University.