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Sociology -Text Only

Sociology -Text Only - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073209470

Cover of Sociology -Text Only 10TH 07 (ISBN 978-0073209470)
ISBN13: 978-0073209470
ISBN10: 0073209473
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

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Sociology -Text Only - 10TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073209470

Richard T. Schaefer

ISBN13: 978-0073209470
ISBN10: 0073209473
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Like its predecessors, the tenth edition of this text reflects Rick Schaefer's mission to bring readers a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation that teaches them how to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives. Combining balanced coverage of theory with current research findings, distinctive social policy sections, examples of interest to students, and abundant learning aids and exercises, this text will help students develop a sociological imagination.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1: The Sociological Perspective

Chapter 1: Understanding Sociology
Chapter 2: Sociological Research

Part 2: Organizing Social Life

Chapter 3: Culture
Chapter 4: Socialization
Chapter 5: Social Interaction and Social Structure
Chapter 6: Groups and Organizations
Chapter 7: The Mass Media
Chapter 8: Deviance and Social Control

Part 3: Social Inequality

Chapter 9: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
Chapter 10: Global Inequality
Chapter 11: Racial and Ethnic Inequality
Chapter 12: Stratification by Gender
Chapter 13: Stratification by Age

Part 4: Social Institutions

Chapter 14: The Family and Intimate Relationships
Chapter 15: Religion
Chapter 16: Education
Chapter 17: Government and Politics
Chapter 18: The Economy and Work
Chapter 19: Health and Medicine

Part 5: Changing Society

Chapter 20: Communities and Urbanization
Chapter 21: Population and the Environment
Chapter 22: Collective Behavior and Social Movements
Chapter 23: Globalization, Technology, and Social Change

Glossary
References
Acknowledgements
Photo Credits
Name Index
Subject Index