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Sociology / Edition 12
     

Sociology / Edition 12

by Richard T. Schaefer
 

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ISBN-10: 0073404330

ISBN-13: 9780073404332

Pub. Date: 09/18/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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 the student 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 the student 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:
9780073404332
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/18/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Sociological Perspective
1: Understanding Sociology
2: Sociological Research
Part 2: Organizing Social Life
3: Culture
4: Socialization and the Life Course
5: Social Interaction and Social Structure
6: Groups and Organizations
7: The Mass Media
8: Deviance and Social Control
Part 3: Social Inequality
9: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
10: Global Inequality
11: Racial and Ethnic Inequality
12: Stratification by Gender
13: Stratification by Age
Part 4: Social Institutions
14: The Family and Intimate Relationships
15: Religion
16: Education
17: Government and Politics
18: The Economy and Work
19: Health, Medicine, and the Environment
Part 5: Changing Society
20. Population, Communities, and Urbanization
21. Collective Behavior and Social Movements
22. Social Change in the Global Community

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