Sociology & Study Guide

Sociology & Study Guide

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This text presents sociology with a scholarly approach while offering social insight and emphasizing the applicability of sociological knowledge to the world around us. With a balanced and even handed writing style, Popenoe examines the ideological debates in field and show students to how to sociologically view the myriad of changes that are changing our society. Now with a strong companion website and an increased focus on technology, Popenoe has adapted to meet the needs of today's college more

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  • Mixed media product | 588 pages
  • 218.4 x 281.9 x 33mm | 1,632.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 11th edition
  • 0130877948
  • 9780130877949

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. An Introduction to Sociology. 2. The Process of Sociological Research. II. SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND THE INDIVIDUAL. 3. Culture. 4. Society and Social Structure. 5. Social Interaction and Social Networks. 6. Socialization. 7. Groups and Organizations. 8. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control. III. SOCIAL INEQUALITY. 9. Social Stratification. 10. Social Class and Poverty in the United States. 11. Ethnic and Racial Minorities. 12. Age and Health in Society. 13. Gender. IV. SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS. 14. The Family. 15. Education. 16. Religion. 17. Power, Politics, and Government. 18. The Economy and Work. V. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS AND SOCIAL CHANGE. 19. Population and Ecology. 20. Cities, Urbanization, and Community Change. 21. Collective Behavior and Social Movements. 22. Social and Cultural Change. Glossary. References. more

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