Public sociology: from social facts to literary acts
This pathbreaking book offers a fundamental enriching of method far beyond the scope of research methodology textbooks. It looks at sociology as a social act-as writing-in arguing for a public sociology that can more fully embrace and address crucial public issues. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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