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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|
|Organizing Social Life|
|Socialization and the Life Course|
|Social Interaction and Social Structure|
|Groups and Organizations|
|The Mass Media|
|Deviance and Social Control|
|Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States|
|Racial and Ethnic Inequality|
|Stratification by Gender|
|Stratification by Age|
|The Family and Intimate Relationships|
|Government and Politics|
|The Economy and Work|
|Health, Medicine, and the Environment|
|Population, Communities, and Urbanization|
|Collective Behavior and Social Movements|
|Social Change in the Global Community|
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