Introduction to Sociology / Edition 7

Introduction to Sociology / Edition 7

by Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, Deborah Carr
     
 

Taking a topical approach to the subject and treating conceptual material only as it arises in the discussion, Giddens (London School of Economics, UK), Duneier (City U. of New York and Princeton U., US), and Appelbaum (U. of California at Santa Barbara, US) undergraduate-level introduction to sociology. Twenty chapters discuss the standard concerns of the field,… See more details below

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Taking a topical approach to the subject and treating conceptual material only as it arises in the discussion, Giddens (London School of Economics, UK), Duneier (City U. of New York and Princeton U., US), and Appelbaum (U. of California at Santa Barbara, US) undergraduate-level introduction to sociology. Twenty chapters discuss the standard concerns of the field, including socialization, groups and organizations, conformity and deviance, class and inequality, ethnicity and race, political power and social movements, education and the mass media, health and illness, urbanization and the environment, and globalization. Among the primary themes cited by the authors as motivating the character of the proceedings are the globalization of social life, the importance of comparative study, the necessity of a historical approach to sociology, issues of gender, and links between macro and micro levels of analysis. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393932324
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
762
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is Sociology?
Chapter 2: Asking and Answering Sociological Questions
Chapter 3: Culture and Society
Chapter 4: Socialization and the Life Cycle
Chapter 5: Social Interaction and Everyday Life
Chapter 6: Conformity, Deviance, and Crime
Chapter 7: Stratification, Class, and Inequality
Chapter 8: Gender Inequality
Chapter 9: Ethnicity and Race
Chapter 10: The Rise of Modern Organizations
Chapter 11: Government, Political Power, and War
Chapter 12: Work and Economic Life
Chapter 13: Marriage and the Family
Chapter 14: Education and the Mass Media
Chapter 15: Religion in Modern Society
Chapter 16: The Sociology of the Body
Chapter 17: Urbanization, Population, and the Environment
Chapter 18: Social Change and Social Movements

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