Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach / Edition 8

Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach / Edition 8

by James M. Henslin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205578705

ISBN-13: 9780205578702

Pub. Date: 10/21/2008

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

A Down-to-Earth Approach

Henslin's popular brief paperback text shares the excitement of sociology, with its acclaimed “down-to-earth” approach and personal writing style that highlight the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. James Henslin has a unique ability to engage students without talking

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A Down-to-Earth Approach

Henslin's popular brief paperback text shares the excitement of sociology, with its acclaimed “down-to-earth” approach and personal writing style that highlight the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. James Henslin has a unique ability to engage students without talking down to them or sacrificing content. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, he shares with readers his passion for sociology.

Students are guided on their sociological journey with:

Down-to-Earth Approach

Comparative Perspectives

Globalization of Capitalism

Visual Presentations of Sociology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205578702
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/21/2008
Series:
MySocLab Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective

Chapter 2 Culture

Chapter 3 Socialization

Chapter 4 Social Structure and Social Interaction

Chapter 5 Social Groups and Formal Organizations

Chapter 6 Deviance and Social Control

Chapter 7 Global Stratification

Chapter 8 Social Class in the United States

Chapter 9 Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 10 Gender and Age

Chapter 11 Politics and the Economy

Chapter 12 Marriage and Family

Chapter 13 Education and Religion

Chapter 14 Population and Urbanization

Chapter 15 Social Change and the Environment

Epilogue: Why Major in Sociology?

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