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Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology

Sixth Edition

Other Titles in:
Sociology (General)

August 2023 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Introduction to Sociology offers a comprehensive guide that connects traditional sociological concepts and contemporary social phenomena, such as globalization, consumer culture, the internet, and "McDonaldization," to students' lives in today's global society. This accessible text encourages learners to apply a sociological perspective and explore how public sociologists address critical modern issues.

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Chapter 1: An Introduction to Sociology in the Global Age
Chapter 2: Thinking Sociologically
Chapter 3: Researching the Social World
Chapter 4: Culture
Chapter 5: Socialization and Interaction
Chapter 6: Organizations, Societies, and Global Relationships
Chapter 7: Deviance and Crime
Chapter 8: Social Stratification
Chapter 9: Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 10: Gender and Sexualities
Chapter 11: Families
Chapter 12: Education and Religion
Chapter 13: Politics and the Economy
Chapter 14: The Body, Medicine, Health, and Health Care
Chapter 15: Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
Chapter 16: Social Change, Social Movements, and Collective Action
References: Chapter-Opening Vignettes
References: Comprehensive List


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