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Sociology : a global perspective

Author: Joan Ferrante-Wallace
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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In a changing world, it is now more vital than ever to understand how the beliefs, traditions, and experiences of individuals in other countries affect us all. [In this text, the author] emphasizes a country or an interconnection between the United States and another country. [She] weaves together and applies sociological concepts and theories to important issues confronting the United States and the world, to help  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Ferrante-Wallace
OCLC Number: 61164365
Notes: Originally published: Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2006. 6th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Sociological imagination --
Theoretical perspectives and methods of social research, with emphasis on Mexico --
Culture, with emphasis on North and South Korea --
Socialization, with emphasis on Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza --
Social interaction and the social construction of reality, with emphasis on Democratic Republic of the Congo --
Social organizations, with emphasis on McDonald's, a U.S.-based multinational corporation with operations in 119 countries --
Deviance, conformity, and social control, with emphasis on the People's Republic of China --
Social stratification, with emphasis on the world's richest and poorest peoples --
Race and ethnic classification, with emphasis on the peopling of the United States (a global story) --
Gender, with emphasis on American Samoa --
Economics and politics, with emphasis on Iraq --
Family and aging, with emphasis on Japan --
Population and urbanization, with emphasis on India --
Education, with emphasis on the European Union --
Religion, with emphasis on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan --
Social change, with emphasis on the global interdependence --
Key concepts.
Responsibility: Joan Ferrante.

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In a changing world, it is now more vital than ever to understand how the beliefs, traditions, and experiences of individuals in other countries affect us all. [In this text, the author] emphasizes a country or an interconnection between the United States and another country. [She] weaves together and applies sociological concepts and theories to important issues confronting the United States and the world, to help you see your own country and others in the way sociologists do ... This book will help you discover how the sociological perspective enriches your understanding of our place in the global community.-Back cover.

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