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Sociology: The Essentials / Edition 8
     

Sociology: The Essentials / Edition 8

by Margaret L. Andersen, Howard F. Taylor, Kim A. Logio
 

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ISBN-10: 1285431324

ISBN-13: 9781285431321

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Eighth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, encourage you to question common assumptions, and help you better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age,

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SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Eighth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, encourage you to question common assumptions, and help you better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence, in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Updated with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, this new edition's reader-friendly presentation teaches you the concepts, methods, and research that will sharpen your "sociological imagination" and help you view the world from a different perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285431321
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
470
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sociological Perspective. 2. Culture and the Media. 3. Doing Sociological research. 4. Socialization and the Life Course. 5. Social Structure and Social Interaction. 6. Groups and Organization. 7. Deviance and Crime. 8. Social Class and Social Stratification. 9. Global Stratification. 10. Race and Ethnicity. 11. Gender. 12. Sexuality. 13. Families and Religion. 14. Education and Health Care. 15. Economics and Politics. 16. Environment, Population and Social Change.

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