Living Sociology / Edition 1

Living Sociology / Edition 1

by Claire M. Renzetti, Daniel J. 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 andSee 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205151448
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.19(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Sociological Perspectives1
2Sociological Inquiry25
3Culture55
4Societies81
5Socialization101
6Social Interaction in Groups and Organizations131
7Deviance and Social Control157
8Stratification and Social Class in the United States191
9Global Stratification223
10Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation249
11Race and Ethnicity283
12Aging and the Life Course313
13The Economy and Work335
14Politics and Government361
15Families and Intimate Relationships387
16Education419
17Religion445
18Health and Medicine469
19Population, Urbanization, and the Environment499
20Social Change, Collective Behavior, and Social Movements529

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