9780495812951

Essentials Of Sociology

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    9780495812951

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    0495812951

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Pick up the sociology textbook that helps you study, is easy to read, and has the study aids built right in. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY takes real-world scenarios and shows you how to use sociology to analyze them. And with its updated international focus, you'll learn about other cultures while studying your own as well. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY is more concise and with more examples than ever before, making class time more fun and test time less stressful.

This is a core book that presents a balanced, unbiased treatment of the essential concepts for introductory sociology. All the perspectives are given equal treatment. This text has always been respected for its admirable author team, scholarship, and brevity. There is an emphasis on the process of doing sociology and integrating material across chapters to show the intersection of concepts.

Essentials of Sociology, 8th Edition promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the application of sociological theory to real-world issues.

Table of Contents

The Study of Society
Culture
Socialization
Social Structure and Social Interaction
Groups, Networks, and Organizations
Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
Stratification
Racial and Ethnic Inequality
Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
Health and Health Care
Family
Education and Religion
Politics and the Economy
Population and Urbanization
Social Change
References
Glossary
Author Index
Subject Index
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Essentials of Sociology, promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the application of sociological theory to real-world issues. This text has always been respected for its admirable author team, scholarship, and brevity. I would advise that if you personally interested in about Sociology, you may want to buy this textbook.
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