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Sociology

Sociology - 11th edition

Sociology - 11th edition

ISBN13: 9780073404141

ISBN10: 0073404144

Sociology by Richard T. Schaefer - ISBN 9780073404141
Edition: 11TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2008
International: No
Sociology by Richard T. Schaefer - ISBN 9780073404141

ISBN13: 9780073404141

ISBN10: 0073404144

Edition: 11TH 08

Summary

In the eleventh edition ofSociology, Rick Schaefer continues to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to sociology that appeals to students with a diversity of learning styles. This contemporary text focuses on sociology in the global community and encourages students to think about the world they're living in using a sociological imagination. With the strongest coverage of race and ethnicity, examples of sociology's real world applications, and in-depth coverage of currently relevant topics like mass media and social policy, Schaefer'sSociologyis the perfect text for today's students.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Sociology 11th edition Richard T. Schaefer Chapter-Opening Excerpts Boxed Features Social Policy Sections Maps, Summing Up Tables, and Photo Essays
Preface
Part 1: The Sociological Perspective
1: Understanding Sociology
2: Sociological Research
Part 2: Organizing Social Life
3: Culture
4: Socialization
5: Social Interaction and Social Structure
6: Groups and Organizations
7: The Mass Media
8: Deviance and Social Control
Part 3: Social Inequality
9: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
10: Global Inequality
11: Racial and Ethnic Inequality
12: Stratification by Gender
13: Stratification by Age
Part 4: Social Institutions
14: The Family and Intimate Relationships
15: Religion
16: Education
17: Government and Politics
18: The Economy and Work
19: Health and Medicine
Part 5: Changing Society
20: Communities and Urbanization
21: Population and the Environment
22: Collective Behavior and Social Movements
23: Globalization, Technology, and Social Change
Glossary
References
Acknowledgements
Photo Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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