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Society : Myths and Realities - 07 edition

Society : Myths and Realities (ISBN10: 0205480500; ISBN13: 9780205480500)
ISBN13: 978-0205480500
ISBN10: 0205480500

Summary: Society: Myths and Realities offers a complete and balanced introduction to sociology in the accclaimed Penguin Academic format--a textbook that is economical, portable, and highly readable, like a Penguin trade paperback.

Features
  • Adapted from Sociology: A Brief Introduction, 6/e; contains 100% of the main narrative from that text.
  • Published in the economical and convenient Penguin
    Academic format.
  • Each chapter explores common "Myths and Realities" that dispel the misconception that sociology is nothing but common sense.
  • Three major theoretical perspectives -- symbolic interactionism, fuctionalism, and conflict -- are consistently applied in every chapter, and summarized in a table called "Theoretical Thumbnails."
  • Provides integrated coverage of feminist views on various social issues and the contributions of feminist theories.
  • Integrated "Social Diversity" sections in most chapters highlight not only the problems of women and minorities, but also their achievements.
  • Integrated "Global Analysis" sections in all chapters show how people around the world live.
  • Found at the end of every chapter:
    • Key Terms
    • Questions for Discussion and Review
    • Suggested Readings
...show more
Summary: Society: Myths and Realities offers a complete and balanced introduction to sociology in the accclaimed Penguin Academic format--a textbook that is economical, portable, and highly readable, like a Penguin trade paperback.

Features
  • Adapted from Sociology: A Brief Introduction, 6/e; contains 100% of the main narrative from that text.
  • Published in the economical and convenient Penguin Academic format.
  • Each chapter explores common "Myths and Realities" that dispel the misconception that sociology is nothing but common sense.
  • Three major theoretical perspectives -- symbolic interactionism, fuctionalism, and conflict -- are consistently applied in every chapter, and summarized in a table called "Theoretical Thumbnails."
  • Provides integrated coverage of feminist views on various social issues and the contributions of feminist theories.
  • Integrated "Social Diversity" sections in most chapters highlight not only the problems of women and minorities, but also their achievements.
  • Integrated "Global Analysis" sections in all chapters show how people around the world live.
  • Found at the end of every chapter:
    • Key Terms
    • Questions for Discussion and Review
    • Suggested Readings
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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