Social Science: An Introduction to the Study of Society

16th Edition

David C. Colander

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Routledge
Published September 13, 2016
Textbook - 468 Pages - 198 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781315623344 - CAT# YE72695

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Summary

Social Science: An Introduction to the Study of Society 16e approaches social science from a common-sense perspective, rather than from a conventional social science angle. Readers will see how seemingly diverse disciplines intermingle – anthropology and economics, for example. The goal of the book is to teach students critical thought and problem solving skills that will allow them to approach social issues in an unbiased manner.

 

New to this edition are significant updates on:

 

Race and the police

More comparison/contrasts of deviance and criminality

Alternative pathways in criminal justice

new technology such as self-driving cars

Gay marriage

American political dynasties

Refugee and immigration issues in Europe & globally

American political dynasties

China’s growing power

New trade initiatives

"States" in the Middle East

Nuclear arms control​

Expanded web-based ancillaries for students and teachers

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