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Sociology : a down-to-earth approach

Author: James M Henslin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] stresses how profoundly our society and the groups to which we belong influence us.-To the student from the author. Filled with examples from around the world as well as from our own society, this text helps make today's multicultural, global society come alive for the student ... Six central themes run throughout this text: globalization, cultural diversity, down-to-earth sociology, critical thinking,  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: James M Henslin
OCLC Number: 50945032
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2003. 6th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Sociological perspective: Sociological perspective; Culture; Socialization; Social structure and social interaction; How sociologists do research --
Social groups and social control: Societies to social networks; Bureaucracy and formal organizations; Deviance and social control --
Social inequality: Global stratification; Social class in the United States; Sex and gender; Race and ethnicity; Elderly --
Social institutions: Economy; Politics; Family; Education; Religion; Medicine --
Social change: Population and urbanization; Collective behavior and social movements; Social change and the environment --
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Responsibility: James M. Henslin.

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[This book] stresses how profoundly our society and the groups to which we belong influence us.-To the student from the author. Filled with examples from around the world as well as from our own society, this text helps make today's multicultural, global society come alive for the student ... Six central themes run throughout this text: globalization, cultural diversity, down-to-earth sociology, critical thinking, the new technology, and the growing influence of the mass media on our lives.-To the instructor from the author.

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