Sociology: A Down To Earth Appraoch (Interactive Edition) / Edition 4

Sociology: A Down To Earth Appraoch (Interactive Edition) / Edition 4

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by James M. Henslin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205297269

ISBN-13: 9780205297269

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

In this book, you will especially see how social class sets us on different paths in life, how in one direction they lead to better health, more education, higher income, even better marriages - and in the other more illness and disease, dropping out of school, low income, and higher chances of having your marriage fail. Sociology pries open the doors of society, so

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In this book, you will especially see how social class sets us on different paths in life, how in one direction they lead to better health, more education, higher income, even better marriages - and in the other more illness and disease, dropping out of school, low income, and higher chances of having your marriage fail. Sociology pries open the doors of society, so you can see what goes on behind them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205297269
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.23(h) x 1.39(d)

Table of Contents

PART I The Sociological Perspective 3(140)
1 The Sociological Perspective
3(30)
2 Culture
33(28)
3 Socialization
61(30)
4 Social Structure and Social Interaction
91(28)
5 How Sociologists Do Research
119(24)
PART II Social Groups and Social Control 143(78)
6 Societies to Social Networks
143(24)
7 Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations
167(24)
8 Deviance and Social Control
191(30)
PART III Social Inequality 221(150)
9 Social Stratification in Global Perspective
221(30)
10 Social Class in Contemporary Society
251(30)
11 Inequalities of Gender
281(28)
12 Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity
309(36)
13 Inequalities of Age
345(26)
PART IV Social Institutions 371(184)
14 The Economy: Money and Work in the Global Village
371(32)
15 Politics: Power and Authority
403(26)
16 The Family: Initiation into Society
429(34)
17 Education: Transferring Knowledge and Skills
463(28)
18 Religion: Establishing Meaning
491(32)
19 Medicine: Health and Illness
523(32)
PART V Social Change 555
20 Population and Urbanization
555(36)
21 Collective Behavior and Social Movements
591(26)
22 Technology, Social Change, and the Environment
617

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