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I liked this book. October 13, 2011
This was a great introductory sociology book. It does have more info than you will need for certain topics, however I don't think that's a bad thing (especially if you have all-essay exams for the class like I did). I received the book quickly and I will buy again from Ecampus.com. Thanks!
Sociology in Our Times : The Essentials: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Kendall's SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, Eighth Edition, uses real-life stories, told by the people who have lived them, as well as familiar themes such as the American Dream, body image, the environment, and fake news media to introduce you to the study of sociology and engage your sociological imagination, a vital resource you may not know you have. Kendall shows you how sociology is at work in our society and can be applied to everyday life and to the pressing social issues we face. Every chapter even includes a guide to how you can make a positive difference in both your immediate and extended communities.
Table of Contents
|Studying Society And Social Life|
|The Sociological Perspective and Research Process|
|Social Groups And Social Control|
|Social Structure and Interaction in Everyday Life|
|Groups and Organizations|
|Deviance and Crime|
|Class and Stratification in the United States|
|Race and Ethnicity|
|Sex and Gender|
|Families and Intimate Relationships|
|Education and Religion|
|Politics and the Economy in Global Perspective|
|Health, Health Care, and Disability|
|Social Dynamics And Social Change|
|Population and Urbanization|
|Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change|
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