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Sociology: Understanding a Diverse Society / Edition 4

Sociology: Understanding a Diverse Society / Edition 4

by Margaret L. Andersen, Howard F. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495006831

ISBN-13: 9780495006831

Pub. Date: 02/17/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This mainstream text is characterized by its focus on a broadly defined diversity. The text provides a solid research-orientation to basic principles of sociology while maintaining an accessible style. In every chapter, students explore research and data that illustrate how class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, geographic residence, and sexual orientation relate to the

Overview

This mainstream text is characterized by its focus on a broadly defined diversity. The text provides a solid research-orientation to basic principles of sociology while maintaining an accessible style. In every chapter, students explore research and data that illustrate how class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, geographic residence, and sexual orientation relate to the topics covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495006831
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/17/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE INTRODUCING THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION.1. Developing a Sociological Perspective. 2. Doing Research Methods. PART TWO SOCIETY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE. 3. Culture. 4. Socialization. 5. Society and Social Structure. 6. Groups and Organizations. 7. Sexuality and Intimate Relationships 8. Deviance. 9. Crime and the Criminal Justice. PART THREE SOCIAL INEQUALITIES. 10. Class. 11. Global Stratification. 12. Race and Ethnicity. 13. Gender. 14. Age and Aging. PART FOUR SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS. 15. Families. 16. Education. 17. Religion. 18. Economy and Work. 19. Power, Politics and Authority. 20. Health Care. PART FIVE SOCIAL CHANGE. 21. Population, Urbanism, and Environment 22. Collective Behavior and Social Movements. 23. Social Change in Global Perspective. Glossary. References. Index. Photo credits.

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