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This best-selling comprehensive text shares the excitement of sociology with the acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life. the seventh edition of this highly-regarded text retains all the features that have made previous editions so successful. the author has a unique ability to engage readers without sacrificing content or talking down to them. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin is able to share his passion for sociology with his readers like no other author of an introductory text can. for the seventh edition, fourteen completely new boxes reflect the most current issues and meaningful topics to students and instructors, and four new photo essays ("Through the Author s Lens") based on the author's travel and research have been added to this edition.
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