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The online catalog of materials owned by Penn State Libraries.
Includes books, ebooks, videos, periodicals, maps, music, digitized works, microfilm titles, and other formats that are in the University Libraries' collections.
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- examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modern era.
- delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences.
- includes a carefully chosen selection of primary documents that enhance and reinforce the content of the articles
- provides, in two volumes, a focus on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as documenting the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.
- an examination of the four distinct phases of development in the history of sociological inquiry
- discussion on the various traditional sub-fields of sociology such as: political sociology; educational sociology; rural sociology; criminology; occupational sociology; and minority relations, among others
- an exploration of the important new, evolving sub-fields, such as: environmental sociology; sociology of sports and leisure; military sociology; medical sociology; the sociology of food and eating; and the sociology of emotions, among others