9780495812234

Sociology The Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495812234

  • ISBN10:

    0495812234

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This mainstream book is characterized by its superior scholarship, accessible writing style, unmatched coverage of diversity, and unparalleled, integrated technology resources. Treating diversity as central to the rich fabric of our society, the authors include research and data that illustrate how class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, geographic residence, and sexual orientation relate to the topics covered. Speaking to students in a friendly and inviting way, the authors encourage them to think globally, question commonly held beliefs, assess different perspectives used by sociologists, and to use this process to understand the forces that generate change and continuity in our society.

Table of Contents

Introducing The Sociological Imagination
The Sociological Perspective
Studying Socieity And Social Structure
Culture and the Media
Doing Sociological Research
Socialization and the Life Course
Social Interaction and Social Structure
Groups and Organizations
Deviance and Crime
Social Inequalities
Social Class and Social Stratification
Global Stratification
Race and Ethnicity
Gender
Sexuality
Social Institutions
Families and Religion
Education and Health Care
Politics and the Economy
Social Change
Population, the Environment, and Social Change
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