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In this brief text, two leaders of the Teaching Sociology movement encourage students√ development of their sociological imaginations through role-taking. Assuming the role of a child living in poverty in India or of a member of an African tribe, students learn to re-envision their global society. An innovative, integrated framework provides core sociological concepts, while features such as Contributing to Our Social World enable students to ŰdoŲ public sociology. Our Social World: Condensed Version presents the perspective of students living in the larger global world.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Our Social World: The Scientific Study of Society|
|Sociology: a Unique Way to View the World|
|Examining the Social World: How Do We Know?|
|Social Structure, Processes, and Control|
|Society and Culture: Hardware and Software of Our Social World|
|Socialization: Becoming Human and Humane|
|Interaction, Groups, and Organizations: Connections That Work|
|Deviance and Social Control: Sickos, Perverts, Freaks, and Folks Like Us|
|Stratification: Rich and Famous-or Rags and Famine?|
|Race and Ethnic Group Stratification: Beyond ‚«£We‚«† and ‚«£They‚«†|
|Gender Stratification: She/He-Who Goes First?|
|Family: Partner Taking, People Making, and Contract Breaking|
|Education and Religion: Asking ‚«£What?‚«† and ‚«£Why?‚«†|
|Politics and Economics: Penetrating Power and Privilege|
|Population and Health: Living on Spaceship Earth|
|The Process of Change: Can We Make a Difference?|
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