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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/8/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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In the eleventh edition ofSociology, Rick Schaefer continues to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to sociology that appeals to students with a diversity of learning styles. This contemporary text focuses on sociology in the global community and encourages students to think about the world they're living in using a sociological imagination. With the strongest coverage of race and ethnicity, examples of sociology's real world applications, and in-depth coverage of currently relevant topics like mass media and social policy, Schaefer'sSociologyis the perfect text for today's students.

Table of Contents

Sociology 11th edition
Chapter-Opening Excerpts Boxed Features Social Policy Sections Maps, Summing Up Tables, and Photo Essays Preface
The Sociological Perspective
Understanding Sociology
Sociological Research
Organizing Social Life
Social Interaction and Social Structure
Groups and Organizations
The Mass Media
Deviance and Social Control
Social Inequality
Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
Global Inequality
Racial and Ethnic Inequality
Stratification by Gender
Stratification by Age
Social Institutions
The Family and Intimate Relationships
Government and Politics
The Economy and Work
Health and Medicine
Changing Society
Communities and Urbanization
Population and the Environment
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Globalization, Technology, and Social Change Glossary References Acknowledgements Photo Credits Name Index Subject Index
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