Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Paperback | January 28, 2014

byRichard T. Schaefer, Bonnie Haaland

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Sociology: A Brief Introduction provides students with a concise, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives. The text combines balanced coverage of theory, current research findings, and examples that are relevant to students and to encourage the development of the sociological imagination. Our interactive online resources, Connect, LearnSmart, and Smartbook only bolster Schaefer's ability to unleash students' sociological imagination. LearnSmart is an adaptive study program that continually assesses student's knowledge levels. Smartbook combines our text with LearnSmart to offer the first adaptive reading experience.

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Sociology: A Brief Introduction provides students with a concise, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives. The text combines balanced coverage of theory, current research findings, and examples that are releva...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.9 × 8.4 × 0.7 inPublished:January 28, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070891052

ISBN - 13:9780070891050

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Table of Contents

1 Understanding Sociology

2 Sociological Research

3 Culture

4 Socialization

5 Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure

6 Stratification in Canada

7 Global Inequality

8 Racial and Ethnic Inequality

9 Gender Relations

10 The Mass Media

11 Deviance and Social Control

12 Families and Intimate Relationships

13 Religion and Education

14 Politics and the Economy

15 Population, Health, and Communities

16 Social Movements, Social Change, and the Environment