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Sociology: Your Compass for a New World (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1
     

Sociology: Your Compass for a New World (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

by Robert J. Brym, John Lie
 

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ISBN-10: 0534643507

ISBN-13: 9780534643508

Pub. Date: 01/07/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This brief, balanced, totally up-to-date text is characterized by its focus on the connection between oneself and the social world. It teaches students "how" to think, rather than just "what" to think, draws the connection between objectivity and subjectivity in sociological research, and places an emphasis on the importance of diversity and the global perspective

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This brief, balanced, totally up-to-date text is characterized by its focus on the connection between oneself and the social world. It teaches students "how" to think, rather than just "what" to think, draws the connection between objectivity and subjectivity in sociological research, and places an emphasis on the importance of diversity and the global perspective. It is heralded for its inclusion of pop culture examples that truly connect with the students of today, and for its presentation of sociological concepts in a fresh, new contemporary way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534643508
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/07/2005
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Part I. 1. A Sociological Compass. Part II. 2. Culture. 3. Socialization. 4. Social Interaction. 5. Networks, Groups, and Organizations. Part III. 6. Deviance and Crime. 7. Social Stratification: United States and Global Perspectives. 8. Globalization, Inequality, and Development. 9. Race and Ethnicity. 10. Sexuality and Gender. Part IV. 11. Families. 12. Religion and Education. 13. Politics, Work, and The Economy. 14. Health, Medicine, Disability, and Aging. Part V. 15. Population and Urbanization. 16. Collective Action and Social Movements.

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