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Sociology : a down-to-earth approach

Author: James M Henslin
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Designed for courses in introductory sociology, this best-selling hardback uses a "down-to-earth" approach that highlights the sociology of everyday life. Features such as "mass media and social  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Henslin
ISBN: 0205319149 9780205319145 0205324266 9780205324262
OCLC Number: 43707023
Description: xxxvi, 728 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I The Sociological Perspective --
1 The Sociological Perspective 2 --
2 Culture 36 --
3 Socialization 62 --
4 Social Structure and Social Interaction 94 --
5 How Sociologists Do Research 124 --
Part II Social Groups and Social Control --
6 Societies to Social Networks 148 --
7 Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations 172 --
8 Deviance and Social Control 196 --
Part III Social Inequality --
9 Global Stratification 226 --
10 Social Class in the United States 254 --
11 Sex and Gender 284 --
12 Race and Ethnicity 316 --
13 The Elderly 354 --
Part IV Social Institutions --
14 The Economy 386 --
15 Politics 416 --
16 The Family 442 --
17 Education 476 --
18 Religion 506 --
19 Medicine 538 --
Part V Social Change --
20 Population and Urbanization 570 --
21 Collective Behavior and Social Movements 606 --
22 Social Change and the Environment 633.
Responsibility: James M. Henslin.

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