9780078026720

Sociology: A Brief Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026720

  • ISBN10:

    0078026725

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/13/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Make Sociology new with McGraw-Hill's Connect Sociologyand the 10th edition of Sociology: A Brief Introduction. New to Connect is Investigate Sociology,a brand-new tool that develops students' sociological imaginations by placing them in provocative scenarios where they must analyze various sources and determine a solution. Connect also comes with LearnSmart, an adaptive questioning tool proven to increase content comprehension and student results, as well as fun interactivities like In their Shoesand Applying the Perspectivesthat teach sociology's three theoretical frameworks. Finally, make sure students come prepared to class by assigning our many e-book activities. With McGraw-Hill's digital tools, focus on what you do bestteaching. Unique to this program, Sociology: A Brief Introduction encourages students to take sociology with them in their everyday lives, just as Rick keeps a small notebook of daily sociological events. In Sociologybrief, instructors get the most trusted content in manageable form. This, coupled with powerful digital learning tools, makes Sociologybrief an ideal choice for your introductory course.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

1 Understanding Sociology

2 Sociological Research

3 Culture

4 Socialization and the Life Course

5 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure

6 The Mass Media

7 Deviance and Social Control

8 Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States

9 Global Inequality

10 Racial and Ethnic Inequality

11 Stratification by Gender

12 The Family and Intimate Relationships

13 Religion and Education

14 Government and the Economy

15 Health and the Environment

16 Social Change in the Global Community

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