Sociology: A Down-To-Earth Approach, 14th edition

  • Jim M. Henslin

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In Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, author Jim Henslin takes you on an intellectual adventure of discovery. You'll explore key sociology concepts, illuminated by Henslin's firsthand accounts of his travels, original photographs, and personal reflections. The text's investigative approach to topics, such as issues of sex and gender, the sociological impacts of technology, and the future of education, will help you gain a better understanding of society and yourself.

The 14th Edition of Henslin's brief text offers engaging new content and features. Updates expand on relevant developments in technology, health and medicine, and include coverage of recent events and trends viewed from a sociological perspective.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137501342

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology

Table of contents

  1. The Sociological Perspective
  2. Culture
  3. Socialization
  4. Social Structure and Social Interaction
  5. How Sociologists Do Research
  6. Societies to Social Networks
  7. Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations
  8. Deviance and Social Control
  9. Global Stratification
  10. Social Class in the United States
  11. Sex and Gender
  12. Race and Ethnicity
  13. Aging and the Elderly
  14. The Economy
  15. Politics
  16. Marriage and Family
  17. Education
  18. Religion
  19. Medicine and Health
  20. Population and Urbanization
  21. Collective Behavior and Social Movements
  22. Social Change and the Environment

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