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Sociology : a global perspective

Author: Joan Ferrante-Wallace
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Enhanced 7th edView all editions and formats
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SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, Enhanced Seventh Edition, introduces you to the concepts and theories of sociology, demonstrates how they can be used to think about the most significant and pressing global issues of our day, and uses powerful visual images to illustrate their impact on individuals, local communities, and society. The enhanced seventh edition has been substantially updated to reflect the current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Ferrante-Wallace
ISBN: 9780840032041 0840032048
OCLC Number: 653120433
Description: xxii, 565 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The sociological imagination --
Theoretical perspectives and methods of social research --
Culture --
Socialization --
Social interaction --
Formal organizations --
Deviance, conformity, and social control --
Social stratification --
Race and ethnicity --
Gender --
Economics and politics --
Family --
Education --
Religion --
Population and urbanization --
Social change.
Responsibility: Joan Ferrante.

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SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, Enhanced Seventh Edition, introduces you to the concepts and theories of sociology, demonstrates how they can be used to think about the most significant and pressing global issues of our day, and uses powerful visual images to illustrate their impact on individuals, local communities, and society. The enhanced seventh edition has been substantially updated to reflect the current global economic crisis.

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Lois SabolYakima Valley Community College"The global perspective emphasizes the context of social life and encourages students to go beyond an individualistic understanding to see the bigger picture. Read more...

 
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