The Forest and the Trees by Allan G. Johnson
Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise

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If sociology could teach everyone just one thing, what would it be?  The Forest and the Trees is one sociologist's response to the hypothetical - the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in relation to it. This revised and updated edition features: a new chapter that brings together the various aspects of the sociological model described in previous chapters with a detailed application to the origins of racism; a discussion of how individuals can participate in social change by stepping off paths of least resistance; and, the addition of graphics to illustrate the sociological model of systems and individuals.
 

About Allan G. Johnson

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Allan G. Johnson is Professor of Sociology at Hartford College for Women. His previous publications include "The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise" (1997), "The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Legacy" (1997), and "Human Arrangements "(fourth edition, 1996).
 
Published March 28, 2008 by Temple University Press. 216 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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