New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1982. Second Edition. Softcover. Used - Very Good/Fine. Clean, unmarked, tight copy. With index. 200 pp. Item #11102
This volume in the Prentice Hall Foundations of Modern Sociology Series is designed to cover a major aspect in the field of sociology written by an outstanding specialist. The unifying feature of the series is a systematic study of groups and societies. One major aspect of social life is analysed, with special reference to its role in the development, functioning and change of larger social systems; the history of theory and research in this subfield is reviewed and the current state of knowledge and research is summarised.