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MindTap Sociology for Sociology: A Global Perspective 9th Edition

Joan Ferrante

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MindTap™ Sociology for Ferrante's Sociology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Joan Ferrante, Northern Kentucky University

Joan Ferrante is a professor of sociology at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) as well as project director of the Campus Connect Student Philanthropy Project, which awards grants primarily to Kentucky and Ohio colleges and universities to support the integration of student philanthropy projects with academic coursework. In addition, Dr. Ferrante sponsors a Study Abroad Scholarship at NKU called “Beyond the Classroom.” Open to any student who has used her introductory text (new or used), the scholarship annually awards funds to five students to support their studies outside the United States. Respected among instructors and students alike, Dr. Ferrante also is the author of Sociology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition and co-editor of The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.
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1. The Sociological Imagination: With Emphasis on Globalization and Glocalization.
2. Sociological Perspectives and Methods of Research: With Emphasis on Social Robotics.
3. Culture: With Emphasis on Transcultural Encounters and Exchanges.
4. Socialization: With Emphasis on In-Groups and Out-Groups.
5. Social Interaction and Impression Management: With Emphasis on Relationships in a Digital Age.
6. Formal Organizations: With Emphasis on Industrial Food.
7. Deviance, Conformity, and Social Control: With Emphasis on Mass Surveillance.
8. Social Inequality: With Emphasis on Social Mobility.
9. Race and Ethnicity: With Emphasis on Social Construction.
10. Gender and Sexualities: With Emphasis on Gender Ideals.
11. Economics and Politics: With Emphasis on India and Its IT Professionals.
12. Family: With Emphasis on the Aging Societies.
13. Education: With Emphasis on Social Reproduction in a Knowledge Economy.
14. Religion: With Emphasis on Religion as a Transnational Force.
15. Population and Health Care: With Emphasis on the U.S. Health Care System in Global Context.
16. Social Change: With Emphasis on Changing Environment.
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online PowerPoint® Lecture

ISBN: 9781285762555
Preassembled Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides with graphics from the text make it easy for you to assemble, edit, and present custom lectures for your course.

Online Test Bank

ISBN: 9781285762531
Written by Joan Ferrante and Kristie Vise, this enhanced and updated test bank consists of 90 to 100 multiple-choice questions and 30 to 35 true–false questions per chapter, all with answers, page references, and question type (knowledge, comprehension, or applied). The test bank also includes five concept application questions, 25 to 40 short-answer questions, and three to five essay questions per chapter.

Online Instructor's Resource Manual

ISBN: 9781285762524
Written by textbook author Joan Ferrante and Kristie Vise, this supplement contains detailed chapter outlines, Teaching Tips that correspond with specific sections of the book, and background notes on the countries of emphasis. The fully updated and revised manual will help you teach the global perspective with confidence.

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ISBN: 9781285979571
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.