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Sociology: The Essentials / Edition 8
     

Sociology: The Essentials / Edition 8

by Margaret L. Andersen, Howard F. Taylor, Kim A. Logio
 

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ISBN-10: 1285431324

ISBN-13: 9781285431321

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This theoretically balanced mainstream text, characterized by its broadly defined focus on diversity, is the briefer paperback version of Andersen and Taylor's best-selling SOCIOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING A DIVERSE SOCIETY. Featuring exceptional scholarship and a visually exciting presentation, this text provides a solid research-orientation to the basic principles of

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This theoretically balanced mainstream text, characterized by its broadly defined focus on diversity, is the briefer paperback version of Andersen and Taylor's best-selling SOCIOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING A DIVERSE SOCIETY. Featuring exceptional scholarship and a visually exciting presentation, this text provides a solid research-orientation to the basic principles of sociology while maintaining an accessible style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285431321
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
470
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Introducing the Sociological Imagination
Chapter 1Sociological Perspectives and Sociological Research1
Part 2Society, Individuals, and Social Structure
Chapter 2Culture35
Chapter 3Socialization63
Chapter 4Society and Social Interaction91
Chapter 5Groups and Organizations119
Chapter 6Deviance and Criminal Justice145
Part 3Social Inequality
Chapter 7Social Class and Social Stratification175
Chapter 8Global Stratification204
Chapter 9Race and Ethnicity229
Chapter 10Gender258
Chapter 11Age and Sex288
Part 4Social Institutions
Chapter 12Families and Religion318
Chapter 13Education and Work351
Chapter 14Government and Health Care382
Part 5Social Change
Chapter 15Population, Urbanism, and the Environment410
Chapter 16Social Change and Social Movements435
Maps
Mapping America's Diversity
Glossary463
References469
Name Index
Subject Index
Maps
Mapping America's Diversity
Viewing Society in Global Perspective

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