Study Card for Andersen/Taylor's Sociology: The Essentials / Edition 6

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Overview

Written by veteran instructor Jerry M. Lewis of Kent State University, this booklet contains tips on course goals and syllabi, lecture preparation, exams, class exercises, research projects, course evaluations, and more. It is an invaluable tool for first time instructors of the introductory course, and for veteran instructors in search of new ideas.

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This text/CD-ROM package, a briefer, paperback version of the authors' text, , introduces basic concepts and theories of sociology, adopting a theme of social change. Critical thinking, diversity, debunking society's myths, social policy, and a global perspective are additional themes woven throughout the text. The CD-ROM contains Web links and questions about sites. This second edition offers a new chapter on age and sex, and expanded material on racial profiling, interracial dating and marriage, and bioterrorism. Andersen teaches sociology and women's studies at the University of Delaware. Taylor teaches sociology at Princeton University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495812920
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 6
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret L. Andersen (B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware, where she has also served in several senior administrative positions, including most recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity. She holds secondary appointments in Black American Studies and Women and Gender Studies. She is the author of several books, including (among others) THINKING ABOUT WOMEN, recently published in its tenth edition; the best-selling anthology, RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins, now in its ninth edition); LIVING ART: THE LIFE OF PAUL R. JONES, AFRICAN AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR; and ON LAND AND ON SEA: A CENTURY OF WOMEN IN THE ROSENFELD COLLECTION. She is a member of the National Advisory Board for Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Past Vice President of the American Sociological Association, and Past President of the Eastern Sociological Society, from which she received the ESS Merit Award. She has also received two teaching awards from the University of Delaware and the American Sociological Association's Jessie Bernard Award.

Howard F. Taylor has taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and Princeton University, where he is presently Professor of Sociology and former director of the African American Studies Center. He has published over fifty articles in sociology, education, social psychology, and race relations. His books include THE IQ GAME (Rutgers University Press), a critique of hereditarian accounts of intelligence; BALANCE IN SMALL GROUPS (Van Nostrand Reinhold), translated into Japanese; and the forthcoming RACE AND CLASS AND THE BELL CURVE IN AMERICA. He has appeared widely before college, radio, and TV audiences, including ABC's NIGHTLINE. Past president of the Eastern Sociological Society, Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Sociological Association and the Sociological Research Association, an honorary society for distinguished research. He is a winner of the DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award, given by the American Sociological Association for distinguished research in race and ethnic relations, and the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hiram College and has a Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University. He lives in Pennington, N.J., with his wife, a corporate lawyer.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introducing the Sociological Imagination
Chapter 1 Sociological Perspectives and Sociological Research 1
Part 2 Society, Individuals, and Social Structure
Chapter 2 Culture 35
Chapter 3 Socialization 63
Chapter 4 Society and Social Interaction 91
Chapter 5 Groups and Organizations 119
Chapter 6 Deviance and Criminal Justice 145
Part 3 Social Inequality
Chapter 7 Social Class and Social Stratification 175
Chapter 8 Global Stratification 204
Chapter 9 Race and Ethnicity 229
Chapter 10 Gender 258
Chapter 11 Age and Sex 288
Part 4 Social Institutions
Chapter 12 Families and Religion 318
Chapter 13 Education and Work 351
Chapter 14 Government and Health Care 382
Part 5 Social Change
Chapter 15 Population, Urbanism, and the Environment 410
Chapter 16 Social Change and Social Movements 435
Maps
Mapping America's Diversity
Glossary 463
References 469
Name Index
Subject Index
Maps
Mapping America's Diversity
Viewing Society in Global Perspective
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