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Sociology in Modules with Connect Plus Sociology,9780077489250

Sociology in Modules with Connect Plus Sociology



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Why Modules? We listened to the increasing demand of instructors for more flexibility with teaching materials. Sociology in Modulesprovides an appealing alternative for those instructors who feel that breaking up each chapter into 2-4 modules would allow them to assign the content they want in the order that they want. This modular format was also created to cater to the way in which students learn. Using an adaptive diagnostic tool to help students identify what they know and don't know, Sociology in Moduleshelps students move towards an understanding of the foundations (theory) of sociology by presenting material in more manageable chunks. Instead of facing long and daunting chapters, modules encourage student reading and end of module pedagogy reinforces key concepts. Richard Schaefer has adapted his proven content to meet the changing needs of instructors and students. Sociology in Modulesis the most flexible program for teaching and learning sociology. Prepare your students to take sociology with module at a time.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Sociology

Module 1: What Is Sociology?

Module 2: Development of Sociology

Module 3: Major Theoretical Perspectives

Module 4: Take Sociology with You

Chapter 2: Sociological Research

Module 5: What Is the Scientific Method?

Module 6: Major Research Designs

Module 7: Ethics of Research

Module 8: Developments of Methodology

Chapter 3: Culture

Module 9: What Is Culture?

Module 10: Development of Culture Around the


Module 11: Cultural Variation

Module 12: Elements of Culture

Chapter 4: Socialization and the Life Course

Module 13: The Role of Socialization

Module 14: The Self and Socialization through the Life Course

Module 15: Agents of Socialization

Chapter 5: Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure

Module 16: Social Interaction and Social Structure

Module 17: Social Structure in Global Perspective

Module 18: Understanding Groups

Module 19: Understanding Organizations

Chapter 6: The Mass Media

Module 20: Sociological Perspectives on the Media

Module 21: The Audience

Module 22: The Media’s Global Reach

Chapter 7: Deviance and Social Control

Module 23: Social Control

Module 24: What Is Deviance

Module 25: Crime

Chapter 8: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States

Module 26: Systems of Stratification

Module 27: Stratification by Social Class

Module 28: Poverty and Social Mobility

Chapter 9: Global Inequality

Module 29: Stratification in the World System

Module 30: Stratification within Nations: A Comparative Perspective

Chapter 10: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

Module 31: Minority, Racial, and Ethnic Groups

Module 32: Sociological Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity

Module 33: Race and Ethnicity in the United States

Chapter 11: Stratification by Gender

Module 34: Social Construction of Gender

Module 35: Women: The Oppressed Majority

Chapter 12: Stratification by Age

Module 36: Aging and Society

Module 37: Aging Worldwide

Module 38: Age Stratification in the United States

Chapter 13: Family and Intimate Relationships

Module 39: Global View of the family

Module 40: Marriage and Family

Module 41: Alternatives to Traditional Families

Chapter 14: Education

Module 42: Sociological Perspectives on Education

Module 43: Schools as Formal Organizations

Chapter 15: Religion

Module 44: The Sociological Approach to Religion

Module 45: World Religions

Module 46: Religious Organizations

Chapter 16: Government and Economy

Module 47: Government, Power, and Authority

Module 48: Political Behavior and Power in the United States

Module 49: Economic Systems

Module 50: Changing Economies

Chapter 17: Health and Environment

Module 51: Sociological Perspectives on Health

Module 52: Social epidemiology and Health

Module 53: Health Care and Mental Illness in the United States

Module 54: Sociological Perspectives on the Environment

Chapter 18: Social Change in the Global Community

Module 55: Social Movements

Module 56: Social Change

Module 57: Global Social Change

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