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Author: William F Ogburn; Meyer F Nimkoff
Publisher: Boston, New York Houghton Mifflin Company [©1940]
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Ogburn, William F., 1886-1959.
Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Company [©1940]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Ogburn; Meyer F Nimkoff
OCLC Number: 1284687
Description: xiv, 953 pages illustrations, plates, diagrams 24 cm
Contents: Part I : Introduction. Factors in the social life of man --
Part II : Culture. The role of culture ; The contribution of biological factors ; the influence of geographical environment --
Part III : Human nature. Heredity and personality ; Group and personality ; Culture and personality ; Personality disorganization --
Part IV : Collective behavior. Group life ; Suggestibility : crowds and publics ; Status : social classes ; Co-operation, competition, and conflict ; Accommodation and assimilation --
Part V : Communities. Human ecology ; The distribution of population ; The growth of population ; Characteristics of communities --
Part VI : Social institutions. The organization of society ; Economic institutions ; Governmental institutions ; Religious institutions ; The family ; The interrelationship of institutions --
Part VII : Social change. The growth of culture ; Obstacles to social change ; The social effects of inventions ; Social disorganization ; The adjustment of man and culture.
Responsibility: [by] William F. Ogburn ... [and] Meyer F. Nimkoff ...


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