Sociology: A down-to-Earth Approach / Edition 7

Sociology: A down-to-Earth Approach / Edition 7

by James M. Henslin, Jaames M. Henslin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205407358

ISBN-13: 9780205407354

Pub. Date: 01/27/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This best selling comprehensive text shares the excitement of sociology with the acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life.

 

The 8th Edition of this highly regarded text retains all the features that have made previous editions so successful. The author has a unique ability to engage students without

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This best selling comprehensive text shares the excitement of sociology with the acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life.

 

The 8th Edition of this highly regarded text retains all the features that have made previous editions so successful. The author has a unique ability to engage students without sacrificing content or talking down to them. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin shares his passion for sociology with his readers like no other author of an introductory text can.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205407354
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
01/27/2004
Edition description:
7TH
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part IThe Sociological Perspective
1The Sociological Perspective2
2Culture36
3Socialization62
4Social Structure and Social Interaction94
5How Sociologists Do Research124
Part IISocial Groups and Social Control
6Societies to Social Networks148
7Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations172
8Deviance and Social Control196
Part IIISocial Inequality
9Global Stratification226
10Social Class in the United States254
11Sex and Gender284
12Race and Ethnicity316
13The Elderly354
Part IVSocial Institutions
14The Economy386
15Politics416
16The Family442
17Education476
18Religion506
19Medicine538
Part VSocial Change
20Population and Urbanization570
21Collective Behavior and Social Movements606
22Social Change and the Environment633

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