Neil J. Smelser Sociology

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This introduction to sociology has been updated to include recent empirical information and references. The book offers a blend of the traditional topics appropriate for introductory courses and a full complement of practical features intended to make complex material accessible. A comprehensive and accessible introduction to sociology, the book brings together the main themes of contemporary sociology and focuses on the basic concepts of society, inequality, institutions and social change.

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This comprehensive paperback introduction to sociology provides a balanced presentation to the field.

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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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