9780130211156

Society: The Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130211156

  • ISBN10:

    013021115X

  • Edition: Teacher
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Placing an emphasis on global perspectives and current research, this wide praised and adopted sociology textbook introduces the reader to the field of sociology. & John Macionis, like many people, took a college course that shaped his life. His first sociology course helped him make sense of the world. John shares his enthusiasm, excitement, and teaching experience through a clear and engaging writing style and emphasis on sociology's relevance to everyday life.

Table of Contents

List of Maps (Global and National)
List of Boxes
Preface (includes Acknowledgements)
Dedications
Web Spread
About the Authors
Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method
Culture
Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age
Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Groups and Organizations
Deviance
Sexuality (NEW)
Social Stratification
Global Stratification
Gender Stratification (New Title)
Race and Ethnicity
Economics and Politics
Family and Religion
Education and Health and Medicine
Population, Urbanization and the Environment (former chs. 14 and 15 combined)
Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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