Essentials of Sociology: A Down to Earth Approach, 14th edition

  • Jim M. Henslin

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Overview

Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach takes you on an intellectual adventure of discovery through firsthand accounts of author Jim Henslin's travels around the world. Using his hallmark down-to-earth approach and a traditional 3-perspectives framework, Henslin presents a comprehensive narrative that helps you gain a better understanding of both society and yourself.

The 14th Edition of Henslin's brief text emphasizes the relevance of sociology to our lives via new coverage of contemporary topics. Highlights include up-to-date coverage of developments in technology, updated discussions of deviance, and a deeper exploration of issues and social change related to sex and gender. The text also includes updated tables and figures, plus references to recent research.

Published by Pearson (December 28th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137873807

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology

Overview

  1. The Sociological Perspective
  2. Culture
  3. Socialization
  4. Social Structure and Social Interaction
  5. Social Groups and Formal Organizations
  6. Deviance and Social Control
  7. Global Stratification
  8. Social Class in the United States
  9. Race and Ethnicity
  10. Gender and Age
  11. Politics and the Economy
  12. Marriage and Family
  13. Education and Religion
  14. Population and Urbanization
  15. Social Change and the Environment

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