Sociology (Book, 2008) []
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Author: Richard T Schaefer
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
An introduction to sociology, focusing on sociology in the global community. Covers race and ethnicity, provides examples of sociology's real world applications, and presents topics such as mass media and social policy.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T Schaefer
ISBN: 9780073404141 0073404144
OCLC Number: 167494388
Description: xxxvi, 619 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Understanding sociology --
Sociological research --
Culture --
Socialization --
Social interaction and social structure --
Groups and organizations --
The mass media --
Deviance and social control --
Stratification and social mobility in the United States --
Global inequality --
Racial and ethnic inequality --
Stratification by gender --
Stratification by age --
The family and intimate relationships --
Religion --
Education --
Government and politics --
The economy and work --
Health and medicine --
Communities and urbanization --
Population and the environment --
Collective behavior and social movements --
Globalization, technology, and social change.
Responsibility: Richard T. Schaefer.
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Providing an introduction to sociology, this book focuses on sociology in the global community and encourages students to think about the world they're living in using a sociological imagination. It  Read more...


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