Academic Disciplines: Sociology in Bloom

In their characteristic way, some sociologists define sociology as "the study of the behavior of human beings with, to, and for one another, and of the resulting arrangement of relationships and activities which we call human society." Now something new is happening with, to, and for sociologists. They are finding to their delight that their work is in great demand in today's self-conscious society. Their academic prestige is rising, and colleges are eager to pay a high price for their talents as well as their semantics.

Peppering the Profs. "We've come into a new day," says Dr. Dan Dodson, chairman of...

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