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ยง Openstax, "Introduction to Sociology" (2012)

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From their website: “Introduction to Sociology is intended for a one-semester introductory sociology course. Conceived of and developed by active sociology instructors,. This online, fully editable and customizable title includes sociology theory and research; real-world applications; simplify and debate features; and learning objectives for each chapter.”

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Table of Contents
An Introduction to Sociology
Sociological Research
Society and Social Interaction
Groups and Organization
Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
Media and Technology
Social Stratification in the United States
Global Inequality
Race and Ethnicity
Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
Aging and the Elderly
Marriage and Family
Government and Politics
Work and the Economy
Health and Medicine
Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
Social Movements and Social Change