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Holt Sociology: The Study of Human Sociology

by W. Laverne Thomas

Much of the writing in this textbook is summarizing. The sociological data in this textbook has been collected from many sources. Summarizing all the characteristics of a society or even a social institution involves studying a large body of demographic, cultural, economic, geological, and historical information. Finding the Main Idea is the ability to identify the main point in a set of information. This textbook is designed to help you focus on the main ideas in sociology. The Read to Discover questions in each chapter help you identify the main ideas in each section. Identifying points of view helps us examine why people see things as they do. It also reinforces the realization that people's views may change over time or with a change in circumstances. Analyzing Information is the process of breaking something down into parts and examining the relationships between those parts. Comparing and Contrasting involve examining events, points of view, situations, or styles to identify their similarities and differences. Comparing focuses on both the similarities and the differences. Contrasting focuses only on the differences. Studying similarities and differences between people and things can give you clues about social theories, human interaction, and societies.

Sociology: The Study of Human Relationships

by W. Laverne Thomas

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Sociology: The Study of Human Relationships (3rd Edition)

by W. Laverne Thomas Robert J. Anderson

The authors of Sociology focus on developments that occurred in the late 1970s and 1980s.

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