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Sociology: Welcome

Research guide for articles, databases, journals, and information resources for Sociology

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Definition

"Sociology is a form of social inquiry that takes wide-ranging forms. It is defined by the study of the relations between the different parts of society. Sociology is the social science devoted to the study of modern society."

Excerpted from Delanty, Gerard. 2007. Sociology. In: Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Ritzer, George (ed). Malden: Blackwell.

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