Sociology for the 21st Century, Census Update

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-07-24
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For one semester/quarter courses in Introductory Sociology.   The most student friendly text for the introductory sociology course offers more value to the student, provides learning styles strategies for more effective learning, and has a built-in study guide to help students focus their study time.     What is the Pearson Census Update Program?   The Census Update edition incorporates 2010 Census data into a course ;simply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program are as follows: Census Update Edition -Features fully updated data throughout the text ;including all charts and graphs ;to reflect the results of the 2010 Census. This edition also includes a reproduction of the 2010 Census Questionnaire for your students to explore in detail. 2010 Census Update Primer -A brief seven-chapter overview of the Census, including important information about the Constitutional mandate, research methods, who is affected by the Census, and how data is used. Additionally, the primer explores key contemporary topics such as race and ethnicity, the family, and poverty. The primer can be packaged with any Pearson text at no additional cost, and is available via MySocLab, MySocKit, and MySearchLab. The primer can also be purchased standalone. 2010 Census Update Primer Instructor's Manual with Test Bank  -Includes explanations of what has been updated, in-class activities, homework activities associated with the MyLabs and MyKits, discussion questions for the primer, and test questions related to the primer. MySearchLab  -Gives students the opportunity to explore the methods and data and apply the results in a dynamic interactive online environment. It includes: primary source readings relevant to the Census an online version of the 2010 Census Update Primer

Table of Contents



Part I: Perspective and Method

Chapter 1:   What Is Sociology? 

Chapter 2:   Research Methods

Chapter 3:   Culture, Society, and Social Change 

Chapter 4:   Socialization

Chapter 5;   Deviance and Crime 

Chapter 6:   Interaction, Groups, and Organizations


Part II: Social Inequality

Chapter 6:   Inequalities of Social Class 

Chapter 7:   Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity 

Chapter 8:   Inequalities of Gender 


Part III: Social Institutions

Chapter 9:   The Economy 

Chapter 10: The Political Order 

Chapter 11: Marriage and Family 

Chapter 12: Education 

Chapter 13: Religion 

Chapter 14” Medicine and Health Care 


Part IV: Working for Change

Chapter 15: Population, Ecology, and Urbanization 

Chapter 16: Collective Social Action

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