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

  • Jim M. Henslin

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Overview

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For courses in Introductory Sociology

 
A down-to-earth approach to sociology
With Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, author Jim Henslin takes students on an intellectual adventure of discovery through firsthand accounts of his travels around the world, original photographs, and personal reflections. Using his hallmark down-to-earth approach, Henslin presents a relatable, sincere, student-friendly narrative that centers around a traditional three-perspectives framework. The 14th Edition includes engaging new content — such as Applying Sociology to Your Life feature boxes — to help students gain a better understanding of both society and themselves.

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

Published by Pearson (January 30th 2018) - Copyright © 2019