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Revel® Sociology: Structure and Change focuses on the relationship between social structure and agency, teaching students how the structure of society influences individual lives and how individuals can exert agency to influence the social world. Throughout this fresh, contemporary approach to Introductory Sociology, author Jodie Lawston provides real-world examples of what others have done to engage in social change and then asks students to outline what they can do to become agents of change themselves. By focusing on the related themes of social structure and agency, Sociology: Structure and Change arms students with the sense that they can and will have a positive influence on the world. The Digital Update offers the latest data and narrative updates that reinforce the relevance of key concepts to students’ lives.

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Sociology
2. Sociological Research
3. Culture
4. Socialization
5. Social Structure and Interaction
6. Groups and Organizations
7. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
8. Social Class Stratification in the United States
9. Global Stratification
10. Race and Ethnicity
11. Gender and Sexuality
12. Family and Intimate Relationships
13. Education
14. Religion
15. The Economy and Work
16. Politics and Government
17. Health, Medicine, and Aging
18. Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
19. Collective Behavior and Social Movements

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