9780534627843

Sociology : Your Compass for a New World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534627843

  • ISBN10:

    0534627846

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/20/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Part I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. A Sociological Compass. 2. How Sociologists Do Research. Part II: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF SOCIAL LIFE. 3 Culture. 4. Socialization. 5. Social Interaction. 6. Networks, Groups, and Organizations. Part III: INEQUALITY. 7. Deviance and Crime. 8. Social Stratification: United States and Global Perspectives. 9. Globalization, Development, and Inequality. 10. Race and Ethnicity. 11 Sexuality and Gender. 12. The Body. Aging and Disability. Part IV: INSTITUTIONS. 13. Work and the Economy. 14. Politics. 15. Families. 16. Religion. 17. Education. 18. The Mass Media. 19. Health and Medicine. Part V: SOCIAL CHANGE. 20. Population and Urbanization. 21. Collective Action and Social Movements. 22. Technology and the Global Environment.

Table of Contents

Foundations
A Sociological Compass
How Sociologists Do Research
Basic Social Processes
Culture
Socialization
Social Interaction
Social Collectivities: From Groups to Societies
Inequality
Deviance and Crime
Social Stratification: United States and Global Perspectives
Globalization, Development, and Inequality
Race and Ethnicity
Sexuality and Gender
The Body
Aging and Disability
Institutions
Work and the Economy
Politics
Families
Religion
Education
The Mass Media
Health and Medicine
Social Change
Population and Urbanization
Collective Action and Social Movements
Technology and the Global Environment
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