Sociology Exam 1

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mesosociology

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collections of potentially face-to-face groups
mostly organizations (AUMB, CSO, ACSC)
actions by the organization (AU sets tuition rates)
actions by indiciduals within organization (Faculty designates test dates)

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Sociology Exam 1
Sociology Exam 1
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