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Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


Steve Bruce

27 September 2018

Very Short Introductions

From politics to education, work, crime, and religion this Very Short Introduction discusses some of the core considerations of contemporary sociologists. Exploring the tension between the individual's place in society and society's role in shaping the individual, it demonstrates the value of sociology for understanding the modern world.

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Demography: A Very Short Introduction


Sarah Harper

24 May 2018

Very Short Introductions

Demography is the study the study of population size, distribution, composition, and density. Sarah Harper discusses the key theories and methods involved in studying population trends and movements, considers how our current global population came about, and addresses some of the future population challenges of the 21st century.

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Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande


E. E. Evans-Pritchard, Eva Gillies

13 May 1976

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