Society: The Basics / Edition 12

Society: The Basics / Edition 12

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by John J. Macionis
     
 

This book is an excellent all-in-one source for those interested in an introduction to sociology. The book offers a complete multimedia package: the textbook, an interactive CD-ROM, and an innovative Companion Website Online Study Guide. Three main themes make up the core of the book: Social Diversity within the United States; a Global Perspective; and an… See more details below

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This book is an excellent all-in-one source for those interested in an introduction to sociology. The book offers a complete multimedia package: the textbook, an interactive CD-ROM, and an innovative Companion Website Online Study Guide. Three main themes make up the core of the book: Social Diversity within the United States; a Global Perspective; and an emphasis on Critical Thinking. Covers structural-functionalism, symbolic-interactionism, and social-conflict analysis, cultural ecology, social exchange theory, and sociobiology. For anyone wanting a complete, carefully coordinated introduction to sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205898916
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/12/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method

Chapter 2: Culture

Chapter 3: Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age

Chapter 4: Social Interaction in Everyday Life

Chapter 5: Groups and Organizations

Chapter 6: Sexuality and Society

Chapter 7: Deviance

Chapter 8: Social Stratification

Chapter 9: Global Stratification

Chapter 10: Gender Stratification

Chapter 11: Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 12: Economics and Politics

Chapter 13: Family and Religion

Chapter 14: Education, Health, and Medicine

Chapter 15: Population, Urbanization, and Environment

Chapter 16: Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies

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