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Sociology The Essentials

Author : Margaret L. Andersen
ISBN : 9781305856325
Genre : Social Science
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SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Ninth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, challenge common assumptions, and help students develop critical thinking skills as well as better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text employs a reader-friendly presentation and manageable structure, while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. Updated throughout with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, the text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Sociology

Author : Jon M. Shepard
ISBN : 9780495599012
Genre : Science
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Well respected for its exceptional scholarship, readability, and accessibility, SOCIOLOGY is available at an affordable price. With a dynamic critical-thinking focus and a theoretically balanced presentation, this Advantage book is noteworthy for its use of SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review), its built-in student study guide, and its solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology. Fascinating examples of high-interest topics, such as cyber bullying and stratification and the social impact of Hurricane Katrina, as well as current information on race, aging, globalization, religion, and mental health issues, ensure that this latest version of Shepard’s respected text is contemporary and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Society

Author : Margaret L. Andersen
ISBN : UCSC:32106018037389
Genre : Political Science
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PREFACE. ABOUT THE EDITORS. SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES AND SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH. 1. C. Wright Mills, "The Sociological Imagination". 2. Allan Johnson, "The Forest and the Trees". 3. Elaine Bell Kaplan, "Our Kind of Girl". 4. Howard Schuman "Sense and Nonsense about Surveys". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Joel Best, "Promoting Bad Statistics". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. CULTURE. 5. Horace Miner, "Body Ritual of the Nacimera". 6. George Ritzer, "September 11, 2002: Mass Murder and Its Roots in the Symbolism of American Consumer Culture". 7. Kamy Cunningham, "Barbie Doll Culture and the American Waistland". 8. Jean Kilbourne, "Buy This 24-Year-Old and Get All His Friends Absolutely Free". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Steven Reiss, "Why America Loves Reality TV". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. SOCIALIZATION AND THE LIFE COURSE. 9. David Karp, Lynda Lytle Holmstrom, and Paul S. Gray, "Leaving Home for College: Expectations for Selective Reconstruction of Self". 10. Amy J. Schulz, "Navajo Women and the Politics of Identity". 11. Kathleen Slevin and Toni Calasanti, "Gender and Aging". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Traci A. Giuliano, Kathryn E. Popp and Jennifer L. Knight, "Footballs Versus Barbies: Childhood Play Activities as Predictors of Sport Participation by Women." Sex Roles. Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. SOCIETY AND SOCIAL INTERACTION. 12. Erving Goffman, "The Presentation of Self". 13. Eli Anderson, "Code of the Streets". 14. Michael Hardey, "Life Beyond the Screen: Embodiment and Identity through the Internet". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Thomas J. Gerschick, "Toward a Theory of Disability and Gender". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS. 15. Patricia Adler and Peter Adler, "Peer Cultures". 16. Ayres Boswell and Joan Z. Spade, "Fraternities and Collegiate Rape Culture". 17. Bonnie Erickson, "Social Networks: The Value of Variety". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: "When Agencies Sleep". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. DEVIANCE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 18. Emile Durkheim "The Functions of Crime". 19. Peter Conrad and Joseph Schneider, "The Medicalization of Deviance" 20. Jeffrey Reiman, "The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison". 21. Ruth Behar, "The Girl in the Cast". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Marc Mauer, "The Social Cost of America''s Race to Incarcerate" Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. SOCIAL CLASS AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION. 22. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, "The Communist Manifesto". 23. Thomas Shapiro, "Great Divides". 24. Dalton Conley, "Being Black, Living in the Red". 25. Sharon Hays, "Studying the Quagmire of Welfare Reform". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Kathyrn Edin, "Few Good Men: Why Poor Women Don''t Remarry". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. GLOBAL STRATIFICATION. 26. Edna Bonacich, Lucie Cheng, Norma Chinchilla, Nora Hamilton, and Paul Ong, "Global Production: The Apparel Industry in the Pacific Rim". 27. Arlie Russell Hochschild, "The Nanny Chain". 28. Walter LaFeber, "Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Amartya Sen, "How to Judge Globalism". Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. RACE. 29. W. E. B. DuBois, "Problem of the Twentieth Century". 30. Elizabeth Martinez, "Beyond Black/White". 31. Alejandro Portes and Rubén Rumbaut, "Immigrant America". 32. Charles Gallagher, "Color-blind Privilege: The Social and Political Functions of Erasing the Color Line in Post Race America". Infotrac College Edition: Bonus Reading: Patricia Gurin, Eric L. Dey, Gerald Gurin, and Sylvia Hurtado, "How Does Racial/Ethnic Diversity Promote Education?" Infotrac College Edition: Search Terms. GENDER. 33. Margaret Andersen, "Thinking About Women". 34. Michael Messner, "Politics of Masculinities". 35. Suzanne Carothers, "Catching Sense: Learning from Our Mothers to be Black and Female". 36. Elizabeth Fernea, "Challenges

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Author : Nijole V. Benokraitis
ISBN : 9781305537323
Genre : Social Science
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4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Seeing Sociology An Introduction

Author : Joan Ferrante
ISBN : 9781305480469
Genre : Social Science
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Offering instructors complete flexibility, SEEING SOCIOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION, 3rd Edition combines up-to-the-minute coverage with an easy-to-manage approach featuring brief, self-contained modules in each chapter that instructors can assign based on the needs of their class. The Third Edition includes such contemporary topics as globalization’s connection to technology and gay rights, the anti-aging industry, and The Affordable Care Act, and many others, reflecting the latest developments in the field. Extremely student-friendly and engaging, the text continues to make photos an integral part of the learning process-resulting in a stronger, more memorable learning experience for students. The new “What Do Sociologists See?” feature includes a sociologist's insights on everyday images, showing students how sociological concepts can be applied to daily life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Forest And The Trees

Author : Allan G. Johnson
ISBN : 156639564X
Genre : Social Science
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One sociologist's response to the hypothetical - the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in it. The book is an account of how sociological practice affects almost every aspect of life, from news headlines to the experience of growing older.

Sociology In Our Times

Author : Diana Kendall
ISBN : 9781111831578
Genre : Science
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This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by including a timely collection of theories, research, and examples--including its signature first-person accounts that open chapters. Experiences represented in these opening vignettes accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society, while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout the chapters. Author Diana Kendall’s vivid, inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, eye for the most compelling current examples, and use of assignable photo essays and companion videos engage readers and further highlight sociology’s relevance to all students. Now in its Ninth Edition, SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction To Sociology

Author : Henry Tischler
ISBN : 9780495093343
Genre : Science
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This revised edition of Tischler's INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY continues a tradition of providing a proven and comprehensive textbook to students and professors at a lower, very reasonable price. With its built in study guide, practice tests, and available access to SociologyNow, no other textbook on the market provides students with a complete suite of study aids at an affordable price as INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. Tischler is known for providing full coverage of sociological concepts in a student-friendly manner, and threading two basic ideas throughout the text- 1) sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline and 2) a basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. Each chapter progresses from a specific to a general analysis of society - each part introducing increasingly comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

You May Ask Yourself

Author : Dalton Conley
ISBN : 0393602389
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Revised edition of the author's You may ask yourself, [2015]

Sociology In A Changing World

Author : William Kornblum
ISBN : 9781133172857
Genre : Social Science
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Help your students visualize sociology all around them with William Kornblum's vibrant, visual, and research-based new ninth edition of SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD. Comprehensive and student friendly, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD presents a thematic approach that emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. This unique emphasis on social change--which is visited in the book's features--helps students understand our similarities, our differences, and society as a whole. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum applies all the major perspectives of sociology without giving undue emphasis to any single approach. Additionally, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD is the chosen text for the Exploring Society: Introduction to Sociology Telecourse from Dallas TeleLearning. Challenging yet accessible, interesting and scholarly, Kornblum's ninth edition helps students think like sociologists long after their college experience. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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