Sociology in Our Times (with InfoTrac): The Essentials / Edition 1by Diana Kendall
Pub. Date: 11/11/1997
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This text/CD-ROM for a first course highlights the relevance of sociology by including a diversity of classical and contemporary theory. This fourth edition offers new study aids such as reflection boxes on central ideas, checkpoints on key facts and definitions, a running glossary, and summary charts. The CD-ROM contains links to web sites and interactive sociological data maps. The author teaches sociology at Baylor University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Table of Contents
Part One: Studying Society and Social Life. 1. The Sociological Perspective and Research Process. 2. Culture. 3. Socialization. Part Two: Social Groups and Social Control. 4. Social Structure and Interaction in Everyday Life. 5. Groups and Organizations. 6. Deviance and Crime. Part Three: Social Inequality. 7. Class and Stratification in the United States. 8. Global Stratification. 9. Race and Ethnicity. 10. Sex and Gender. Part Four: Social Institutions. 11. Families and Intimate Relationships. 12. Education and Religion. 13. Politics and the Economy in Global Perspective. 14. Health, Health Care and Disability. Part Five: Social Dynamics and Social Change. 15. Population and Urbanization. 16. Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index.
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