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Sociology : Your Compass for a New World / Edition 2
     

Sociology : Your Compass for a New World / Edition 2

by Robert J. Brym, John Lie, John Lie
 

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ISBN-10: 0534627846

ISBN-13: 9780534627843

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This balanced, mainstream, beautifully written and totally up-to-date text is unrivalled in its ability to get students to see the connection between themselves and the social world. It teaches students "how" to think sociologically, not just "what" to think, and emphasizes the importance of diversity and a global perspective. It has been heralded for its inclusion

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This balanced, mainstream, beautifully written and totally up-to-date text is unrivalled in its ability to get students to see the connection between themselves and the social world. It teaches students "how" to think sociologically, not just "what" to think, and emphasizes the importance of diversity and a global perspective. It has been heralded for its inclusion of pop culture examples that instantly connect with today's students, and for its presentation of sociological concepts in a fresh, contemporary light.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534627843
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 11.46(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. A Sociological Compass. 2. How Sociologists Do Research. Part II: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF SOCIAL LIFE. 3 Culture. 4. Socialization. 5. Social Interaction. 6. Networks, Groups, and Organizations. Part III: INEQUALITY. 7. Deviance and Crime. 8. Social Stratification: United States and Global Perspectives. 9. Globalization, Development, and Inequality. 10. Race and Ethnicity. 11 Sexuality and Gender. 12. The Body. Aging and Disability. Part IV: INSTITUTIONS. 13. Work and the Economy. 14. Politics. 15. Families. 16. Religion. 17. Education. 18. The Mass Media. 19. Health and Medicine. Part V: SOCIAL CHANGE. 20. Population and Urbanization. 21. Collective Action and Social Movements. 22. Technology and the Global Environment.

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