9780078026669

Sociology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026669

  • ISBN10:

    0078026660

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/20/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The new edition of Sociologyhelps 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 students 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

Part 1: The Sociological Perspective

Chapter 1: Understanding Sociology

Chapter 2: Sociological Research

Part 2: Organizing Social Life

Chapter 3: Culture

Chapter 4: Socialization

Chapter 5: Social Interaction and Social Structure

Chapter 6: Groups and Organizations

Chapter 7: The Mass Media

Chapter 8: Deviance, Crime, and Social Control

PART 3: SOCIAL INEQUALITY

Chapter 9: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States

Chapter 10: Global Inequality

Chapter 11: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

Chapter 12: Stratification by Gender

Chapter 13: Stratification by Age

Part 4: Social Institutions

Chapter 14: The Family and Intimate Relationships

Chapter 15: Religion

Chapter 16: Education

Chapter 17: Government and Politics

Chapter 18: The Economy and Work

Chapter 19: Health, Medicine, and the Environment

Part 5: Changing Society

Chapter 20. Population, Communities, and Urbanization

Chapter 21. Collective Behavior and Social Movements

Chapter 22. Social Change in the Global Community

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