Sociology / Edition 13

Sociology / Edition 13

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by Richard T. Schaefer
     
 

The new edition of Sociology helps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities.

While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging students to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of

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The new edition of Sociology helps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities.

While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging students to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of globalization, race and ethnicity, careers in sociology, and current topics like mass media and social policy, Sociology provides students with knowledge they can use at school, at work, in their neighborhoods, and in the global community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078026669
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/23/2011
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
List of Social Policy Sections
Preface
Ch. 1The Sociological View1
Ch. 2Culture31
Ch. 3Socialization57
Ch. 4Social Structure, Groups, and Organizations83
Ch. 5Deviance and Social Control111
Ch. 6Stratification in the United States and Worldwide139
Ch. 7Racial and Ethnic Inequality175
Ch. 8Stratification by Gender and Age207
Ch. 9The Family239
Ch. 10Religion and Education269
Ch. 11Government and the Economy301
Ch. 12Health and Population331
Ch. 13Looking to the Future: Social Movements and Social Change363
AppCareers in Sociology385
Glossary389
References399
Acknowledgments430
Indexes433

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