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The Sociology Project Introducing the Sociological Imagination

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2012-10-04
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Inspiring the Sociological Imagination The Sociology Projectconveys the power of the sociological imagination and engages us to interact with the questions, mysteries, and challenges of our world. Seeking to spark students' sociological imaginations, The Sociology Projectprovides an interactive approach for discovery. The passion and insight of the sociological perspective are revealed through a collaborative authorship. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - Featuring the most immersive media program available, MySocLab delivers dynamic, engaging experiences that personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for every student. Improve Critical Thinking- The Big Questions pedagogical framework is designed to foster intellectual curiosity. Engage Students- The text provides links to a wider world of content, including interactive maps, videos, and activities. Explore Theory- Because each author is a specialist on the chapter's topic, students learn about the most current theory, research and debates in the field. Support Instructors In addition to a robust support program, instructors can join the conversation with the authors and fellow teachers in our Facebook Group. Note: MySocLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocLab, please visitwww.mysoclab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySocLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205949606 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205949601.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:    The Sociological Imagination (Richard Arum, Lynne Haney, and Jeff Manza)


Chapter 2:    Studying the Social World (Richard Arum, Lynne Haney, and Jeff Manza)


Chapter 3:    Social Interaction (Harvey Molotch)


Chapter 4:    Social Structure (Thomas Ertman)


Chapter 5:    Culture, Media, and Communication (Eric Klinenberg and David Wachsmuth)


Chapter 6:    Power and Politics (Steven Lukes and Jeff Manza)


Chapter 7:    The Sociology of Economic Life (Richard Arum and Jeff Manza, with Abby Larson, Michael Macarthy, and Elizabeth Baker Smith)


Chapter 8:    Cities and Communities (Patrick Sharkey)


Chapter 9:     Class Stratification (Florencia Torche)


Chapter 10:    Race and Ethnicity (Ann Morning)


Chapter 11:    Gender and Sexuality (Paula England)


Chapter 12:    Immigration (Guillermina Jasso)


Chapter 13:    Families (Kathleen Gerson)


Chapter 14:    Religion (Gerald Marwell)


Chapter 15:    Education (Caroline Persell)


Chapter 16:    Crime, Deviance and Social Control (Troy Duster)


Chapter 17:    Collective Behavior and Social Movements (Jeff Goodwin)


Chapter 18:    Environment and Society (Colin Jerolmack)


Chapter 19:    Health, Medicine, and Population Change (Jennifer Jennings and Lawrence Wu)


Chapter 20:    Globalization and Development (Vivek Chibber)


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