9780130993137

Sociology Active Book

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130993137

  • ISBN10:

    0130993131

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

For courses in Introductory Sociology. A brief paperback text gives the students concepts and background of sociology, while guiding them through an abundance of interactive features that explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and provide numerous learning opportunities for the students. It combines the best-selling introductory sociology textbook with the innovative learning system developed by Active Learning Technologies.

Table of Contents

I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIOLOGY.

1. The Sociological Perspective.
2. Sociological Investigation.

II. THE FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIETY.

3. Culture.
4. Society.
5. Socialization.
6. Social Interaction in Everyday Life.
7. Groups and Organizations.
8. Deviance.
9. Sexuality.

III. SOCIAL INEQUALITY.

10. Social Stratification.
11. Social Class in the United States.
12. Global Stratification.
13. Gender Stratification.
14. Race and Ethnicity.
15. Aging and the Elderly.

IV. SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

16. The Economy and Work.
17. Politics and Government.
18. Family.
19. Religion.
20. Education.
21. Health and Medicine.

V. SOCIAL CHANGE.

22. Population, Urbanization, and Environment.
23. Collective Behavior and Social Movements.
24. Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies.
Glossary.
References.
Photo Credits.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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