Living Sociology

Living Sociology

by Claire M. Renzetti, Daniel I. Curran
     
 

What is the connection between social life in the US and in societies throughout the world? How can sociology be seen as a scientific discipline? What are the different types of societies? Get answers to these and other provocative questions with this lively introduction to sociology. While covering the essential concepts and…  See more details below

Overview

What is the connection between social life in the US and in societies throughout the world? How can sociology be seen as a scientific discipline? What are the different types of societies? Get answers to these and other provocative questions with this lively introduction to sociology. While covering the essential concepts and principles of sociology, the authors give special attention to diversity issues, multiculutralism, and the intersection of social inequalities. Beginning sociologists.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
An introductory text for undergraduates, offering sophisticated, up- to-date material presented in an accessible writing style, attention to social diversity, independent chapters, and thought-provoking color photos. Pedagogical features include reflection questions, detailed chapter summaries, key concepts, and a glossary, plus boxes on other countries and cultures and on sociological research in the real world. Contains sections on the discipline of sociology, society, structures of inequality, social institutions, and social change. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205290888
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
PACKAGE

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >