9780073404332

Sociology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073404332

  • ISBN10:

    0073404330

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/18/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The new edition ofSociologyhelps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities.While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging the student to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of globalization, race and ethnicity, careers in sociology and current topics like mass media and social policy,Sociologyprovides students with knowledge they can use at school, at work, in their neighborhoods, and in the global community.

Table of Contents

The Sociological Perspective
Understanding Sociology
Sociological Research
Organizing Social Life
Culture
Socialization and the Life Course
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
Religion
Education
Government and Politics
The Economy and Work
Health, Medicine, and the Environment
Changing Society
Population, Communities, and Urbanization
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Social Change in the Global Community
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