Power and Society: An Introduction to the Social Sciences / Edition 11

Power and Society: An Introduction to the Social Sciences / Edition 11

by Brigid C. Harrison, Thomas R. Dye
     
 


POWER AND SOCIETY introduces of each of the social sciences and demonstrates how the various disciplines differ in their focus and methods, while maintaining the central integrative theme of power. The interdisciplinary viewpoint illustrates the nature and uses of power in society. POWER AND SOCIETY will stimulate your interest in the social sciences as it… See more details below

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POWER AND SOCIETY introduces of each of the social sciences and demonstrates how the various disciplines differ in their focus and methods, while maintaining the central integrative theme of power. The interdisciplinary viewpoint illustrates the nature and uses of power in society. POWER AND SOCIETY will stimulate your interest in the social sciences as it explores some of the central challenges facing American society; for example, ideological conflict, racism and sexism, poverty and powerlessness, crime and violence, community problems, and international relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495096719
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/22/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part 1: THE NATURE AND STUDY OF POWER. 1. Power, Society, and Social Science. 2. Social Sciences and the Scientific Method. 3. Power and Ideology. Part 2: POWER AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES. 4. Power and Culture. 5. Power and Social Class. 6. Power and Personality. 7. Power and the Economic Order. 8. Power and Government. 9. Power and History. Part 3: THE USES OF POWER. 10. Power, Race, and Gender. 11. Poverty and Powerlessness. 12. Power, Violence, and Crime. 13. Power and the Global Community. 14. Power among Nations.

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