9780321047014

Sociology : A Brief Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321047014

  • ISBN10:

    032104701X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/1999
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PTR
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Summary

Unique for its blend of style and substance, this introductory text uses a balanced and systematic application of sociological theory throughout to help students see the difference between myths and realities about society.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Preface xv
About the Author xxiii
The Essence of Sociology
2(30)
Society and Culture
32(34)
Socialization
66(28)
Social Interaction in Everyday Life
94(24)
Groups and Organizations
118(28)
Deviance and Control
146(30)
U.S. and Global Stratification
176(36)
Race and Ethnicity
212(32)
Gender and Age
244(30)
Families
274(28)
Education and Religion
302(36)
Economy and Politics
338(38)
Health and Population
376(32)
Environment and Urbanization
408(28)
Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change
436(28)
Glossary 464(8)
References 472(25)
Credits 497(2)
Name Index 499(8)
Subject Index 507

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