9780130410481

Society : The Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130410481

  • ISBN10:

    0130410489

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Placing an emphasis on global perspectives and current research, this wide praised and adopted sociology textbook introduces the reader to the field of sociology. & John Macionis, like many people, took a college course that shaped his life. His first sociology course helped him make sense of the world. John shares his enthusiasm, excitement, and teaching experience through a clear and engaging writing style and emphasis on sociology's relevance to everyday life.

Table of Contents

Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method
1(27)
Welcome to the Information Revolution! 28(156)
Culture
32(28)
Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age
60(24)
Social Interaction in Everyday Life
84(22)
Groups and Organizations
106(26)
Deviance
132(28)
Sexuality
160(24)
How New Technology Is Changing Our Way of Life 184(114)
Social Stratification
186(34)
Global Stratification
220(26)
Gender Stratification
246(24)
Race and Ethnicity
270(28)
New Information Technology and Social Stratification 298(104)
Economics and Politics
300(34)
Family and Religion
334(34)
Education and Medicine
368(34)
New Information Technology and Social Institutions 402(58)
Population, Urbanization, And Environment
404(30)
Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies
434(26)
New Information Technology and Social Change 460

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