This edition includes: recent facts and figures on social trends in the US and other parts of the world; theoretical developments and research findings; discussions of social situations and problems in American society; and coverage of comparative and international materials.
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This comprehensive, balanced, intellectually solid introduction to the discipline of sociology is designed for students with little or no previous exposure to the field.From the Back Cover:
This comprehensive paperback introduction to sociology provides a balanced presentation of the field--e.g., social organization and the individual, social inequality, social institutions, and social environments and social change. Current studies, research, references, and data are woven throughoutas are special boxes highlighting topics of special interest: Sociology of Media, Internet/Technology, Applying Sociology, Window on Sociology, and Global Society. Internet exercises direct readers to a companion website. The Process of Sociological Research. Culture. Society and Social Structure. Social Interaction and Social Networks. Socialization. Groups and Organizations. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control. Social Stratification. Social Class and Poverty in the United States. Ethnic and Racial Minorities. Age and Health in Society. Gender. The Family. Education. Religion. Power, Politics, and Government. The Economy and Work. Population and Ecology. Cities, Urbanization, and Community Change. Collective Behavior and Social Movements. Social and Cultural Change. For anyone who needs an introduction to, or refresher of, basic concepts of sociology, or a broad overview of sociological current research and data.
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Book Description Pearson, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130638358
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