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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.
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.