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 best-selling volume teaches readers how to think sociologically by showing them how theory and research in sociology build upon one another and how they help us to understand a variety of different yet related social conditions. Readers learn how to analyze everyday events through the sociological perspective, increase their social knowledge, and develop critical thinking skills. With a strong emphasis on diversity, it introduces the major methods, theories, and findings of sociology and relates them to today's sociological institutions, movements, and issues. Provides the most current data and statistics, references to recent research, and a variety of special boxed materials. Sociology: The Discipline. How Sociology Is Done. Perspectives on Society and Interaction. Culture and Social Structure. Socialization. Stratification: Structured Social Inequality. Race and Ethnic Relations. Sex, Gender, and Society. Groups, Organizations, and the Workplace. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control. Economy and Society. Marriages and Families. Education. Religion. Health and Health Care. Population and Aging. Urban Society: City Life and Collective Behavior. Social Movements and Change. For anyone wanting a solid introduction to sociological theories and their application to everyday events.
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Descrizione libro Pearson, 1994. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110130638358
Descrizione libro Pearson. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0130638358 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0044643
Descrizione libro Pearson, 1994. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 5. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0130638358