Society: The Basics, 15th edition

  • John J. Macionis

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Throughout Society: The Basics, author John Macionis empowers you to see sociology in everyday life, changing the way you view the world. Taking an enlightening, practical approach, Macionis guides you through the theories and research that make up the discipline. By challenging how you think about both your own life and society as a whole, Macionis helps you better understand the world we all share.

The 15th Edition offers a new chapter dedicated to mass and social media, the first in an Introductory Sociology text. In keeping with his longtime focus on diversity in US society, Macionis continues to highlight dimensions of social difference including race, class and gender as well as transgender and disability issues.

Published by Pearson (May 10th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137477296

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology


  1. Sociology: Perspective, Theory and Method
  2. Culture
  3. Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age
  4. Social Interaction in Everyday Life
  5. Mass Media and Social Media
  6. Groups and Organizations
  7. Sexuality and Society
  8. Deviance
  9. Social Stratification
  10. Global Stratification
  11. Gender Stratification
  12. Race and Ethnicity
  13. Economics and Politics
  14. Family and Religion
  15. Education, Health and Medicine
  16. Population, Urbanization and Environment
  17. Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies

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