9780534566647

Sociology Understanding a Diverse Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534566647

  • ISBN10:

    0534566642

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/1/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

In this theoretically balanced new book, two nationally renowned scholars combine impeccable research, current and classical theory, and vivid prose to involve readers in new ways to view and understand our society. The book's broad treatment of diversity is unequalled in any introductory sociology book.

Table of Contents

Introducing the Sociological Perspective
Developing a Sociological Perspective
Doing Sociological Research
Individuals in Society
Culture
Socialization
Social Interaction and Social Structure
Groups and Organizations
Deviance
Crime and Criminal Justice
Social Inequalities
Social Class and Social Stratification
Global Stratification
Race and Ethnicity
Gender
Sexuality
Age and Aging
Social Institutions
Families
Education
Religion
Economy and Work
Government and Politics
Health Care
Social Change
Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Social Change in Global Perspective
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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