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The real world : an introduction to sociology

Print Book, English, ©2010
W.W. Norton & Co., New York, ©2010
xxiv, 493 pages, [57] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
9780393933529, 0393933520
Sociology and the real world
Sociology's family tree : theories and theorists
Studying social life : sociological research methods
Cultural crossroads
The self and interaction
Separate and together : life in groups
Social class : the structure of inequality
Race and ethnicity as lived experience
Constructing gender and sexuality
The macro-micro link in social institutions : politics, education, and religion
The economy, work, and working
Life at home
Recreation and leisure in everyday life
City and country : the social world and the natural world
Social change : looking toward tomorrow