Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-111-9
# of Pages: 574
# of Volumes: 1
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Principles of Sociology: Group Relationships & Behavior

Editor: Kimberly Ortiz-Hartman, Psy.D., LMFT
October 2018

This volume discusses the difference between how groups operate versus how individuals behave.

Principles of Sociology: Group Relationships & Behavior is the second title in Salem’s Principles of Sociology series. This series is intended to introduce students and researchers to the fundamentals of important and far-reaching topics in sociology using easy-to-understand language.

The field of sociology is vital in the world we live in today, and relevant in many social groupings and behaviors. This work includes categories such as:

  • “Social Movements & Collective Behavior,”
  • “Stratification & Class in the U.S.,”
  • “Social Interaction in Groups & Organizations,”
  • and “Sociology of Religion.”

The entries in this volume are arranged in an A to Z order by section, making it easy to find the topic of interest. Each entry includes the following:

Abstract giving a brief introduction to the topic;

Overview that presents key terms and concepts;

Clear, concise presentation of the topic, including a discussion of applications and issues;

Definitions of key Terms & Concepts;

Bibliography for further reading.

The back matter in Principles of Sociology: Group Relationships & Behavior contains a thorough and valuable index.

The essays in this volume are written for a varied audience. Our goals include attention to clarity and avoidance of unnecessary jargon. For those readers who desire more specific information on any one topic, each essay includes a list of entries for further reading.

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