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Sociology

 

eSource: Behavioral and Social Science Research by Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (PD)
Introduction to Social Network Methods by Hanneman and Riddle (Custom)
bullet-3 An Introtroduction to Social Work by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Introduction to Sociology by Wikibooks (CC-BY-SA)
Introduction to Sociology by Griffiths, et al.(CC-BY)
Introduction to Sociology by Hammond, Cheney, and Pearsey (Custom) [Review]
Living in a Globalised World by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
The Meaning of Crime by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Minority Studies: A Brief Sociological Text by Dunn (CC-BY)
Negation: Essays in Critical Thinking by Marcuse (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Reading Evidence  by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
The Social in Social Science by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Social Problems: Who Makes Them? by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Sociology by Boundless (CC-BY-SA)
bullet-3 Sociology of the Family by Hammond, Cheney, and Pearsey (Custom)
Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Brief Ed. by Barkan (Custom)
Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, Comprehensive Ed. (Custom)
The Theory of the Leisure Class by Veblen (PD)

 

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