Welcome to the Sociology subject guide. This guide will help you navigate sources in Sociology, including books, journal articles, databases, and data sources.
Sociology is both an academic field and a practical accomplishment, it may be understood as the competence by which ordinary participants in social settings recognize and obey (or violate) rules and norms that are widely shared by others. The performance of sociological competence leads to the practical accomplishment of the salient and enduring social structures that organize social life into institutions. sociology.
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