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What is Society?

What is Society?
Reflections on Freedom, Order, and Change

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Sociology (General)

August 1993 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The most difficult issue for teachers of introductory sociology is how to communicate to students the power of social structure and its relationship to individual human behaviour and experience. In this provocative new work, Babbie addresses the task, helping to teach and to provoke the sociological imagination whilst also exploring what is produced and institutionalized through social interaction and organization.
Introducing an Unusual Entity
Social Structure is Real
Freedom and Society
Structured for Survival
What Exactly Survives?
Society Run Amok
Sociological Diagnostics
Taking Charge

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ISBN: 9780803990159

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