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This is a core book that presents a balanced, unbiased treatment of the essential concepts for introductory sociology. All the perspectives are given equal treatment. This text has always been respected for its admirable author team, scholarship, and brevity. There is an emphasis on the process of doing sociology and integrating material across chapters to show the intersection of concepts.
Essentials of Sociology, 8th Edition promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the application of sociological theory to real-world issues.