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Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Sociology / Edition 10

Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Sociology / Edition 10

by Henry L. Tischler
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ISBN-13: 9780495804406
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 1,063,491
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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.

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