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Sociology : a down-to-earth approach

Author: James M Henslin
Publisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Aims to offer a "down-to-earth" approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life. Intended for students, this eighth edition includes examples.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henslin, James M.
Sociology.
Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©2007
(OCoLC)894726058
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Henslin
ISBN: 0205473059 9780205473052 0205407358 9780205407354
OCLC Number: 58832280
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. The Sociological Perspective --
2. Culture --
3. Socialization --
4. Social Structure and Social Interaction --
5. How Sociologists Do Research --
6. Societies to Social Network --
7. Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations --
8. Deviance and Social Control --
9. Social Stratification in Global Perspective --
10. Social Class in Contemporary Society --
11. Inequalities of Gender --
12. Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity --
13. Inequalities of Age --
14. The Economy: Money and Work --
15. Politics: Power and Authority --
16. The Family: Initiation into Society --
17. Education: Transferring Knowledge and Skills --
18. Religion: Establishing Meaning --
19. Medicine: Health and Illness --
20. Population and Urbanization --
21. Collective Behavior and Social Movements --
22. Social Change, Technology, and the Environment --
Suggested Readings --
References --
Indexes.
Responsibility: James M. Henslin.

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