Sociology: A Down to Earth Approach, 15th edition

  • Jim M. Henslin

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Overview

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 15th Edition of Henslin's comprehensive 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 © 2025

ISBN-13: 9780137875450

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology

Overview

  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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