By John G. Bruhn
A spouse to the authors' Handbook of scientific Sociology (Plenum Press, 1991), this pioneering textual content presents an creation to this new box, masking its improvement, equipment and instruments, and illustrates the functions of sociological techniques to present social difficulties. Drs. Bruhn and Rebach current a number of examples to let practitioners to use their problem-solving talents. Key discussions tackle the values held by means of consumers and practitioners and concerns with regards to sociological evaluate and review. This integral source is stronger through case illustrations, annotated bibliographies, and a thesaurus of phrases.
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Clinical Sociology: An Agenda for Action by John G. Bruhn