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What is Sociology?

What is Sociology? Sociology is defined as: "a social science that studies human societies, their interactions, and the processes that preserve and change them."

Definition courtesy of:
Sociology. ( 2009). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved September  16,  2009, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online: http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9109544

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How to Use Research Guides

This research guide is intended for students in sociology courses at NCC. You will learn about the research tools that are available through the libraries. Please use the tabs to explore different tools that you will use when doing research and writing papers. You can also search the tabs for your specific sociology classes. For more specific information, such as helpful websites, pertaining to your sociology course, click on your course name's tab. 

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Bethlehem Campus
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