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This revision of this introductory text includes a new chapter on environmental issues, explaining how changing technology and the increase in population affect humanity's consumption of resources and generate various problems of pollution.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 736 pages
  • 228.6 x 279.4 x 31.75mm | 1,700.96g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations(some col.)
  • 0131011553
  • 9780131011557

Table of contents

The sociological perspective; sociological investigation; culture; society; socialization, social interaction in everyday life; groups and organizations; deviance; social stratification; social class in the United States; global inequality; race and ethnicity; sex and gender; aging and the elderly; the economy and work; politics and government; family; religion; education; health and medicine; population and urbanization; the natural environment; collective behaviour and social movement; social change and modernity.
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