Advantage Series: Sociology in a Changing World, Looseleaf (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 7

Advantage Series: Sociology in a Changing World, Looseleaf (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 7

by William Kornblum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534636799

ISBN-13: 9780534636791

Pub. Date: 07/11/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive, student-friendly introductory textbook emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum

…  See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive, student-friendly introductory textbook emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum applies all the major perspectives of sociology without giving undue emphasis to any single approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534636791
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/11/2004
Series:
Thomson Advantage Books Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS. 1. Sociology: An Introduction. 2.The Tools of Sociology 3. Culture. 4. Societies and Nations. PART 2: SOCIAL DYNAMICS. 5. Socialization. 6. Interaction in Groups. 7.Deviance and Social Control. 8. Collective Behavior, Social Movements and Mass Publics. 9.Population and Urbanization 10. Global Social Change. PART 3: SOCIAL DIVISIONS. 11.Stratification and Social Mobility. 12. Inequalities of Social Class. 13. Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity. 14. Inequalities of Gender. 15. Inequalities of Youth and Age. PART 4: SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS. 16. The Family. 17. Religion. 18. Education 19. Economic Institutions. 20. Politics and Political Institutions. 21. Science, Environment, and Health. APPENDIX: CAREERS IN SOCIOLOGY GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. CREDITS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. NAME INDEX. SUBJECT INDEX.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >