Sociology: Study of Society

Sociology: Study of Society : The Study of Society

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For courses in Introduction to Sociology. This up-to-date holistic text stresses the impact of society on social arrangements and social behavior, and emphasizes the interdependence of societies-which are increasingly influenced by international corporate capitalism and international government and non-government organizations. It uses a comparative and historical perspective to illustrate how Sociology developed, patterns of social change, and focuses on the economical/political arena as a dominant source of it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.33g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130280585
  • 9780130280589

Table of contents

1. The Study of Society. 2. Society and Culture. 3. Society-Urban and Rural. 4. Social Stratification. 5. Ethnicity and Social Diversity. 6. Domination by Gender and Age. 7. Social Organization and Social Interaction. 8. Political and Economic Institutions. 9. Educating New Generations, with JoAn Vaughan, Ph.D. 10. The Family in Social Context, with JoAn Vaughan, Ph.D. 11. Religion and Society. 12. Socializing New Individuals into Society. 13. Social Control, Deviance, and Crime. 14. Social Change, Civil Society, Individual Responses.show more