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Essentials of sociology

Author: George Ritzer
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essentials of Sociology, adapted from George Ritzer's Introduction to Sociology, Second Edition, provides the same rock-solid foundation in a shorter and more streamlined format. Like the original Ritzer text, Essentials of Sociology illuminates traditional sociological concepts and theories, and focuses on some of the most compelling contemporary social phenomena: globalization, consumer culture, the Internet, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Ritzer
ISBN: 9781483340173 1483340171
OCLC Number: 871004576
Description: xxviii, 466 : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: An introduction to sociology in the global age --
Thinking about and researching the social world --
Culture --
Socialization and interaction --
Organizations, societies, and the global domain --
Deviance and crime --
Social stratification --
Race and ethnicity --
Gender and sexuality --
The family --
Religion and education --
Politics and the economy --
The body, medicine, health, and health care --
Population, urbanization, and the environment --
Social change, social movements, and collective action.
Responsibility: George Ritzer, University of Maryland.
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