Sociology: The Essentials
(ISBN-10: 0495812234 | ISBN-13: 9780495812234)
SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Sixth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life; challenge ready-made, common-sense assumptions; and help students develop critical thinking skills and better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough but streamlined text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence, in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. The text employs a reader-friendly presentation and very manageable structure, even while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. The new edition includes coverage of the latest research and current trends and themes.
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Essentials of Sociology
(ISBN-10: 0495812951 | ISBN-13: 9780495812951)
Combining comprehensive coverage with socially relevant analysis, as well as a flexible pedagogy, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY strikes the perfect balance between sound scholarship and user-friendly design. By showing students the interrelatedness of core concepts and their applications in real world scenarios, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY, 8th Edition asks students to employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while applying sociological theory. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt their introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters.
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Sociology: A Global Perspective, Enhanced
(ISBN-10: 0840032048 | ISBN-13: 9780840032041)
SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, Enhanced Seventh Edition, is a brief introduction to sociology paperback text that uses sociological concepts and theories to analyze the most compelling and significant issues of our day, which happen to be global. Issues covered include the proposed and exiting border fences that separate Mexico from the United States, the disparities between the world’s richest and poorest countries, the century-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict, McDonaldization, and the planet’s dependence on fossil fuels This approach demonstrates sociology’s analytical power for thinking about personal, local, national, but especially global issues and events. The enhanced seventh edition has been substantially updated to reflect the current global economic crisis.
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Sociology: Your Compass for a New World, Brief Edition: Enhanced Edition
(ISBN-10: 0495598933 | ISBN-13: 9780495598930)
Intended for the introduction to sociology course found in departments of sociology and social sciences at two- and four-year schools. The course usually fulfills a general education requirement, so in addition to the many sociology majors taking the course are many nonmajors. Regardless of their major, most students taking this course are freshmen and sophomores.
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Seeing Sociology: An Introduction
(ISBN-10: 0495604852 | ISBN-13: 9780495604853)
With SEEING SOCIOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION, respected author and award-winning professor Joan Ferrante offers students an exciting and fresh introduction to sociology in which the visual and text narratives are profoundly interwoven. Sociology’s relevance to daily life is illustrated through the use of everyday images and pictures. These “SocScenes” allow students to read about and visually apply sociological concepts. The easy-to-manage, modular table of contents allows for flexibility and synthesis of information.
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Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Sociology
(ISBN-10: 0495804401 | ISBN-13: 9780495804406)
This revised edition of Tischler’s INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY continues a tradition of providing a proven and comprehensive textbook to students and professors at a lower, very reasonable price. With its built in study guide, practice tests, and available access to SociologyNow, no other textbook on the market provides students with a complete suite of study aids at an affordable price as INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY.
Tischler is known for providing full coverage of sociological concepts in a student-friendly manner, and threading two basic ideas throughout the text- 1) sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline and 2) a basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. Each chapter progresses from a specific to a general analysis of society - each part introducing increasingly comprehensive factors necessary for a broad-based understanding of social organization.
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Cengage Advantage Books: Sociology
(ISBN-10: 0495599018 | ISBN-13: 9780495599012)
Well respected for its exceptional scholarship, readability, and accessibility, SOCIOLOGY is available at an affordable price. With a dynamic critical-thinking focus and a theoretically balanced presentation, this Advantage book is noteworthy for its use of SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review), its built-in student study guide, and its solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology. Fascinating examples of high-interest topics, such as cyber bullying and stratification and the social impact of Hurricane Katrina, as well as current information on race, aging, globalization, religion, and mental health issues, ensure that this latest version of Shepard’s respected text is contemporary and relevant.
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Sociology in Our Times
(ISBN-10: 0495813915 | ISBN-13: 9780495813910)
This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by including a timely collection of theories, research, and examples, including its signature first-person accounts that open chapters. Experiences represented in the chapter openers accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society itself while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout the chapters. The author’s vivid, inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, eye for the most compelling current examples, and use of assignable photo-essays and companion video engages readers and further highlights sociology relevance to all students. Kendall’s text is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism.
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Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials
(ISBN-10: 1111305501 | ISBN-13: 9781111305505)
The latest edition of SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS builds on the best of this popular text’s previous editions while offering new chapter-opening first-person accounts of individuals’ lived experience and significantly updated coverage, learning tools, and opportunities for students to apply what they learn and make a difference in their own communities. Compelling examples, a vivid writing style, and chapter themes grounded in social issues already familiar to students hold students’ interest and engage their sociological imaginations as they learn the concepts, theories, and research that comprise sociology today. A vibrant new interior design and an exciting collection of new videos with assignable activities complement the text’s new coverage of timely topics such as health care legislation, the U.S. and global economies, Barack Obama’s presidency, and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Sociology in a Changing World
(ISBN-10: 1111301573 | ISBN-13: 9781111301576)
Help your students visualize sociology all around them with William Kornblum’s vibrant, visual, and research-based new ninth edition of SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD. Comprehensive and student friendly, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD presents a thematic approach that emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. This unique emphasis on social change--which is visited in the book’s features--helps students understand our similarities, our differences, and society as a whole. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum applies all the major perspectives of sociology without giving undue emphasis to any single approach. Additionally, SOCIOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD is the chosen text for the Exploring Society: Introduction to Sociology Telecourse from Dallas TeleLearning. Challenging yet accessible, interesting and scholarly, Kornblum’s ninth edition helps students think like sociologists long after their college experience.
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(ISBN-10: 1111301417 | ISBN-13: 9781111301415)
SOC2 is the first revision of the bestselling SOC title that was developed through a proven “student-tested, faculty-approved” approach. Complete with all the topics and coverage for the intro course, this book was created with considerable input from focus groups, surveys, and conversations with students and instructors, resulting in a finished product that is exactly what these users want and need in a text. Its high-interest and comprehensive content, engaging magazine style, current examples, and personal tone appeal to today’s students. A brief, affordable format accommodates their lifestyles, and a full suite of online learning aids--including downloadable flashcards and interactive quizzing--enables them to study and learn on their terms. Bound-in review cards for each chapter highlight core concepts, key terms, learning outcomes, and other tools to help students study for exams. Instructors appreciate the program’s focus on critical thinking, its real-world relevance, and the work of Nijole V. Benokraitis, an established author known for her accessible style and sound research. SOC2 is an ideal addition to the introductory sociology market, in which an essentials approach has wide appeal among students and instructors alike.
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