Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Sociology / Edition 10 available in Paperback
Packed with current examples you can easily relate to, Tischler's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, 11E delivers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage in a succinct and affordable format. The author begins by equipping you with tools for success, including tips for how to read, study, and take tests more effectively. A built-in study guide and practice tests ensure thorough understanding. The text threads two basic ideas throughout: sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline, and basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. With its streamlined 16 chapters, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, 11E delivers cutting-edge coverage that is concise yet thorough--and makes sociology completely accessible. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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About the Author
Henry Tischler, Ph.D., Henry Tischler received his bachelor's degree from Temple University and his masters and doctorate degrees from Northeastern University. A professor at Framingham State College in Framingham, Massachusetts, for more than two decades, he continues to teach introductory sociology every year. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Montclair State University, and Tufts University. His areas of interest are race and ethnicity, and crime and deviant behavior.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE STUDY OF SOCIETY. 1. The Sociological Perspective. 2. Doing Sociology: Research Methods. PART II: THE INDIVIDUAL IN SOCIETY. 3. Culture. 4. Socialization and Development. 5. Social Interaction. 6. Social Groups and Organizations. 7. Deviant Behavior and Social Control. PART III: SOCIAL INEQUALITY. 8. Social Class in the United States. 9. Global Stratification and Population. 10. Racial and Ethnic Minorities. 11. Gender Stratification. PART IV: INSTITUTIONS. 12. Marriage and Alternative Family Arrangements. 13. Religion. 14. Education. 15. Political and Economic Systems. PART V: SOCIAL CHANGE AND SOCIAL ISSUES. 16. Health, Aging, and Urban Society.