Contemporary Issues in Society
This is a comprehensive reader for an introductory sociology course and is to be used to supplement a text. Drawn from professional journals, research monographs, "popular" mass market books, and from magazines, the sections in each chapter reflect three levels of analysis: cultural and contextual, individual, and cross-cultural.
- Paperback | 556 pages
- 180.34 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 793.78g
- 01 Oct 1991
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- McGraw-Hill Inc.,US
- New York, United States
Table of contents
Part 1 Introduction: sociological perspectives on issues. Part 2 The individual in society: issues in group affiliation; issues in deviance; issues in work. Part 3 Social inequalities: issues in poverty; issues in race and ethnicity; issues in gender; issues in ageing. Part 4 Major institutional settings: issues in the family; issues in religion; issues in power and politics; issues in the economy; issues in education; issues in health and medical care. Part 5 Social environments: issues in the city and community; issues in the environment. Part 6 Epilogue: emerging issues.