Hunt, Elgin F.

Social science : an introduction to the study of society / Elgin F. Hunt, Late Chairman of Social Science Department, Wilson Junior College, David C. Colander, Department of Economics, Middlebury College. - Fifteenth edition. - xxii, 454 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm

"First published 2014, 2011, 2008 by Pearson Education, Inc." -- title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface Acknowledgements Part I Introduction Ch. 1 Social Science and Its Methods Ch. 2 Human Origins Ch. 3 Origins of Western Society Part II Culture and the Individual Ch. 4 Society, Culture, and Cultural Change Ch. 5 Geography, Demography, Ecology, and Society Ch. 6 Technology and Society Ch. 7 Psychology, Society, and Culture Ch. 8 Deviance, Crime, and Society Part III Institutions and Society Ch. 9 The Family Ch. 10 Religion Ch. 11 Education Ch. 12 Social and Economic Stratification Ch. 13 Stratification, Minorities, and Discrimination Part IV Politics and Society Ch. 14 The Functions and Forms of Government Ch. 15 Governments of the World Ch. 16 Democratic Government in the United States Part V Economics and Society Ch. 17 The Organization of Economic Activities Ch. 18 The Economy, Government, and Economic Challenges Facing the United States Part VI Global Issues Ch. 19 International Political Relations Ch. 20 International Economic Relations Ch. 21 The Political Economies of Developing Countries Ch. 22 International Institutions and the Search for Peace

Text in English.

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Social sciences.

H85 / .H86 2014

300 H91