Sociology Now, 3rd edition

  • Michael S. Kimmel, 
  • Amy Aronson, 
  • Tristan Bridges

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Overview

Sociology NOW offers a fresh way to make sense of the social world. Reinventing the 3rd Edition, authors Michael Kimmel, Amy Aronson and Tristan Bridges introduce a contemporary paradigm called the iSoc framework. This paradigm empowers you to view the world through 5 sociological lenses: identity, inequality, interactions, institutions and intersections. This approach helps you better understand sociological research and concepts, and how they are relevant in today's world.

In addition to the iSoc framework, the 3rd Edition includes coverage of the 2016 presidential vote and new chapters devoted to age and education. New learning objectives tied to the major subheadings in every chapter identify the key concepts on which you should focus.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137497812

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology

Overview

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF THE FIELD
1. What Is Sociology?
2. Culture and Media
3. Society: Interactions, Groups, and Organizations
4. How Do We Know What We Know? The Methods of the Sociologist
5. Socialization
6. Crime and Deviance

PART II: IDENTITIES AND INEQUALITIES
7. Social Class and Stratification: Identity and Inequality
8. Race and Ethnicity
9. Sex and Gender
10. Age: From Young to Old
11. The Body: Health and Sexuality

PART III: SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
12. Families
13. Education
14. Economy and Work
15. Politics and Religion
16. Sociology of Environments: The Natural, Physical, and Human World

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