Outlines & Highlights For Sociology / Edition 8

Outlines & Highlights For Sociology / Edition 8

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Cram101
     
 

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

Overview

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


Brief Contents
1
Understanding Sociology
2 Sociological Research
3 Culture
4 Socialization and the Life Course
5 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure
6 The Mass Media
7 Deviance and Social Control
8 Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
9 Global Inequality
10 Racial and Ethnic Inequality
11 Stratification by Gender
12 The Family and Intimate Relationships
13 Education and Religion
14 Government and the Economy
15 Health, Medicine, and the Environment
16 Social Change in the Global Community

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