Outlines & Highlights For Sociology / Edition 8

Outlines & Highlights For Sociology / Edition 8

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ISBN-10: 1428818219

ISBN-13: 9781428818217

Pub. Date: 12/31/2006

Publisher: Content Technologies, Inc.

Three basic premises guide this highly successful introductory text — first that theory and research must be both comprehensive and clear,second that the text must show how sociology is relevant both to the study of society and to students' lives,and third that sociology can play a valuable role in teaching critical thinking skills. To that end,this…  See more details below

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Three basic premises guide this highly successful introductory text — first that theory and research must be both comprehensive and clear,second that the text must show how sociology is relevant both to the study of society and to students' lives,and third that sociology can play a valuable role in teaching critical thinking skills. To that end,this solid,well-respected text combines a balanced three-perspective approach with excellent student-oriented examples,and distinctive social policy sections in a concise presentation that offers an alternative to full-length books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428818217
Publisher:
Content Technologies, Inc.
Publication date:
12/31/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
List of Social Policy Sections
Preface
Ch. 1The Sociological View1
Ch. 2Culture31
Ch. 3Socialization57
Ch. 4Social Structure, Groups, and Organizations83
Ch. 5Deviance and Social Control111
Ch. 6Stratification in the United States and Worldwide139
Ch. 7Racial and Ethnic Inequality175
Ch. 8Stratification by Gender and Age207
Ch. 9The Family239
Ch. 10Religion and Education269
Ch. 11Government and the Economy301
Ch. 12Health and Population331
Ch. 13Looking to the Future: Social Movements and Social Change363
AppCareers in Sociology385
Glossary389
References399
Acknowledgments430
Indexes433

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