Sociology: A Brief Introduction / Edition 9

Sociology: A Brief Introduction / Edition 9

by Richard T. Schaefer
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0077485211

ISBN-13: 9780077485214

Pub. Date: 10/21/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The ninth edition of Richard T. Schaefer’s Sociology: A Brief Introduction provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives. Combining balanced coverage of theory with current research

Overview

The ninth edition of Richard T. Schaefer’s Sociology: A Brief Introduction provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives. Combining balanced coverage of theory with current research findings, examples that students can relate to, and abundant learning aids and exercises, the new edition continues to encourage the development of sociological imagination. New to the edition is the inclusion of an adaptive diagnostic tool and interactivities to help students master key concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077485214
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/21/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

1 Understanding Sociology

2 Sociological Research

3 Culture

4 Socialization and the Life Course

5 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure

6 The Mass Media

7 Deviance and Social Control

8 Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States

9 Global Inequality

10 Racial and Ethnic Inequality

11 Stratification by Gender

12 The Family and Intimate Relationships

13 Education and Religion

14 Government and the Economy

15 Health, Medicine, and the Environment

16 Social Change in the Global Community

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >