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Society in focus : an introduction to sociology

Author: William E Thompson; Joseph V Hickey
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This text] includes ... research in every chapter on the powerful influence s of mass media and "technomedia," information technologies such as computers, email, the Internet, PDAs, and wireless phones. [In the text], the authors continue to explore the increasing diversity and globalization of societies everywhere, and the special role of mass media and information technology in contemporary society.-Back cover.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William E Thompson; Joseph V Hickey
OCLC Number: 57662016
Notes: Originally published: Boston, : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, ©2005. 5th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Discovering sociology --
Sociological research methods --
Culture --
Socialization --
Social structure and society --
Social groups, formal organizations, and bureaucracies --
Deviance and conformity --
Social stratification and the U.S. class system --
Global stratification and inequality --
Race and ethnicity --
Sex and gender --
Age and the elderly --
Family --
Education --
Religion --
Politics, war, and peace --
Economy and work --
Health and medicine --
Population, urbanization, and ecology --
Social change and the future --
Glossary.
Responsibility: William E. Thompson, Joseph V. Hickey.

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[This text] includes ... research in every chapter on the powerful influence s of mass media and "technomedia," information technologies such as computers, email, the Internet, PDAs, and wireless phones. [In the text], the authors continue to explore the increasing diversity and globalization of societies everywhere, and the special role of mass media and information technology in contemporary society.-Back cover.

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