Study Guide for Stark's Sociology, 10th / Edition 10

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Overview

By Robert Wortham of North Carolina Central University. This student study tool contains extended abstracts (chapter summaries), key learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms and key research studies (with page references), InfoTrac College Edition exercises, Internet exercises, and practice tests consisting of 25-30 multiple choice questions, 10 true-false questions, 10 short answer questions, and 3-5 essay questions. All questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495093466
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/10/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,263,323
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Rodney Stark is a renowned scholar and researcher, and is recognized as one of the foremost sociologists working in the field of sociology of religion. Professor Stark has published more than 140 articles and 27 scholarly books that have won numerous awards and acknowledgements, including a Pulitzer Prize nomination. He is also known as a pioneer in the technology field. He co-founded the MicroCase Corporation, which is now a part of Thomson Wadsworth. With his background in journalism, it isn't surprising that in addition to receiving praise for his unique approach to sociology, he's received praise for having one of the better-written texts on the market.

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Table of Contents


Groups and Relationships: A Sociological Sampler     1
Concepts for Social and Cultural Theories     17
Microsociology: Testing Interaction Theories     33
Macrosociology: Studying Larger Groups and Societies     49
Biology, Culture, and Society     65
Socialization and Social Roles     80
Crime and Deviance     97
Social Control     114
Concepts and Theories of Stratification     131
Comparing Systems of Stratification     147
Racial and Ethnic Inequality and Conflict     163
Gender and Inequality     182
The Family     199
Religion     217
Politics and the State     234
The Interplay Between Education and Occupation     250
Social Change: Development and Global Inequality     268
Population Changes     284
Urbanization     302
The Organizational Age     319
Social Change and Social Movements     337
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