Sociology, 18th edition
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Hallmark features of this title
- Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life features highlight the relevance of sociological concepts in today’s world.
- Thinking About Diversity: Race, Class, and Gender features prompt students to consider how differing identities intersect and impact society.
- Controversy & Debate features present key issues in the field about which experts have disagreed.
- Global comparisons, including Thinking Globally features, highlight how societies differ across the world.
- Power of Society figures present evidence of how society shapes our major life decisions, countering the common belief that life is a matter of personal choice.
- Chapter 7, Mass Media and Social Media explores the effects of social media on individuals, relationships and society using the latest research.
Published by Pearson (July 6th 2023) - Copyright © 2024
Category: Introduction to Sociology
Table of contents
Part I: The Foundations of Sociology
- The Sociological Perspective
- Sociological Investigation
Part II: The Foundations of Society
- Social Interaction in Everyday Life
- Mass Media and Social Media
- Groups and Organizations
- Sexuality and Society
Part III: Social Inequality
- Social Stratification
- Social Class in the United States
- Global Stratification
- Gender Stratification
- Race and Ethnicity
- Aging and the Elderly
Part IV: Social Institutions
- The Economy and Work
- Politics and Government
- Health and Medicine
Part V: Social Change
- Population, Urbanization and Environment
- Collective Behavior and Social Movements
- Social Change: Traditional, Modern and Postmodern Societies
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