Social Science 9781138654266 | 9781317225737 Henry Ford College

Social Science

16th Edition

An Introduction to the Study of Society

Elgin F. Hunt; David C. Colander
eISBN-13: 9781317225737

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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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ISBNs 9781138654266, 1317225732, 9781317225737
Language English
Number of Pages 490
Edition 16th