Society: The Basics, 16th edition

  • John J. Macionis

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Throughout Society: The Basics, author John Macionis empowers you to see sociology in everyday life, changing the way you view the world. Taking an enlightening, practical approach, Macionis guides you through the theories and research that make up the discipline. By challenging how you think about both your own life and society as a whole, Macionis helps you better understand the world we all share.

The 16th Edition offers the latest in scholarly research and data. A thorough review of language, images and content has resulted in a highly inclusive title that presents in-depth coverage of issues that impact both everyday life and society. Fresh topics include the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, controversy in women's sports and the use of deadly force by police.

Published by Pearson (July 6th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138071714

Subject: Sociology

Category: Introduction to Sociology


  1. Sociology: Perspective, Theory and Method
  2. Culture
  3. Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age
  4. Social Interaction in Everyday Life
  5. Mass Media and Social Media
  6. Groups and Organizations
  7. Sexuality and Society
  8. Deviance
  9. Social Stratification
  10. Global Stratification
  11. Gender Stratification
  12. Race and Ethnicity
  13. Economics and Politics
  14. Family and Religion
  15. Education, Health and Medicine
  16. Population, Urbanization and Environment
  17. Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies

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