Society : The Basics, with Media Companion CD-ROM

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Appropriate for one-semester introductory courses in sociology at universities and colleges. Society: The Basics, Second Canadian Edition, continues to be the most popular brief sociology text in the Canadian market. The reasons for the text's popularity among instructors and students are many and include the following: the authors' clear and engaging writing style; comprehensive yet concise coverage of all important sociological topics; a global perspective; integrated coverage of gender and social diversity issues; and, relevant Canadian content. This edition has a chapter on sexuality (Chapter 7), and also has an increased emphasis on applications with Applying Sociology theme boxes; and thorough updating throughout, with many theme boxes, as well as tables, figures, maps, and statistics. An on-line research database - ContentSelect-is offered on the companion more

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  • Mixed media product | 484 pages
  • 212 x 266 x 20mm | 1,065.94g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • Canadian Edition
  • 0130087424
  • 9780130087423

Table of contents

Brief TOC. Table of Contents. List of Maps (Global and National). List of Boxes. Preface (includes Acknowledgements). Dedications. Web Spread. About the Authors. 1. Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method. 2. Culture. 3. Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age. 4. Social Interaction in Everyday Life. 5. Groups and Organizations. 6. Deviance. 7. Sexuality (NEW). 8. Social Stratification. 9. Global Stratification. 10. Gender Stratification (New Title). 11. Race and Ethnicity. 12. Economics and Politics. 13. Family and Religion. 14. Education and Health and Medicine. 15. Population, Urbanization and the Environment (former chs. 14 and 15 combined). 16. Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies. Glossary. References. Photo Credits. Name Index. Subject more