OER Textbooks


Conerly, Tonja R., Kathleen Holmes, and Asha Lal Tamang. 2021. Introduction to Sociology. Houston, TX: OpenStax. https://openstax.org/details/books/introduction-sociology-3e.

CourseHero. n.d. “Boundless Sociology.” Accessed September 4, 2022. https://www.coursehero.com/study-guides/boundless-sociology/.

Hammond, Ron, Paul Cheney, and Raewyn Pearsey. N.d. Intro to Sociology: SOCI 101. Accessed September 20, 2022. https://www.oercommons.org/courses/introduction-to-sociology-10.

LibreTexts. 2022. Sociology (Barkan). Accessed September 20, 2022. https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Sociology/Introduction_to_Sociology/Book%3A_Sociology_(Barkan).

Little, William, and Ron McGivern. 2016. Introduction to Sociology. Place of publication not identified: BCcampus. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/436.

University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. 2016. Sociology Understanding and Changing the Social World. Minneapolis: Open Textbook Library. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/38.


Brown, Nina, Laura Gonzalez, and Thomas Mcllwraith, eds. 2017. Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology. Place of publication not identified: American Anthropological Association. https://perspectives.americananthro.org/.

Course Hero. n.d. “Cultural Anthropology.” Accessed September 5, 2022. https://www.coursehero.com/study-guides/culturalanthropology/.

Hasty, Jennifer, David G. Lewis, and Marjorie M. Snipes. 2022. Introduction to Anthropology. Place of publication not identified: OpenStax. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introduction-to-anthropology.

Lumen Learning. 2020. “Cultural Anthropology.” Accessed September 8, 2022. https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Anthropology/Cultural_Anthropology/Book%3A_Cultural_Anthropology_(Evans).

Wesch, Michael. 2018. The Art of Being Human: a Textbook for Cultural Anthropology. Manhattan, Kansas: New Prairie Press. https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/656.

Wikibooks. 2019. “Cultural Anthropology.”Accessed September 6, 2022. https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Anthropology/Cultural_Anthropology/Book%3A_Cultural_Anthropology_(Wikibook).

Traditional Textbooks


Conley, Dalton. 2019. You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393537741.

Corrigall-Brown, Catherine. 2021. Imagining Society: An Introduction to Sociology. Los Angeles: SAGE. https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/imagining-society/book261986.

Ferrante-Wallace, Joan, and Chris Caldeira. 2016. Seeing Sociology: An Introduction. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. https://www.cengage.com/c/seeing-sociology-an-introduction-3e-ferrante/.

Ferris, Kerry, and Jill Stein. 2020. The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393887358.

Giddens, Anthony, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, and Deborah Carr. 2019. Essentials of Sociology. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393537925.

Thompson, William E., Joseph V. Hickey, and Mica L. Thompson. 2019. Society in Focus: An Introduction to Sociology. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538116234/Society-in-Focus-An-Introduction-to-Sociology-Ninth-Edition.

Wade, Lisa. 2022. Terrible Magnificent Sociology. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393876970.


Balée, William. 2021. Inside Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. Milton: Taylor & Francis Group. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9781003081685/inside-cultures-william-bal%C3%A9e.

Guest, Kenneth J. 2020. Essentials of Cultural Anthropology: a Toolkit for a Global Age. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company. https://www.vitalsource.com/products/cultural-anthropology-a-toolkit-for-a-global-age-kenneth-j-guest-v9780393420258.

Lavenda, Robert H., and Emily A. Schultz. 2021. Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human? New York: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/ushe/product/anthropology-9780197534441?cc=us&lang=en&.

Nanda, Serena, and Richard L. Warms. 2020. Cultural Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/cultural-anthropology/book262133.

Smith, Cameron McPherson. 2021. Anthropology: for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Anthropology+For+Dummies,+2nd+Edition-p-9781119784203.

Welsch, Robert Louis, Luis A. Vivanco, and Agustín Fuentes. 2020. Anthropology: Asking Questions About Human Origins, Diversity, and Culture. New York: Oxford University Press. https://learninglink.oup.com/access/welsch-vivanco-fuentes2e.