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Society: The Basics, 12th Edition

By John J. Macionis

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 29, 2012

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Description

Seeing Sociology in your Everyday Life

 
Macionis empowers students to understand the world around them through a sociological lens, so they can better understand sociology and their own lives.
 
Society: The Basics, 12th edition is written to help students find and use sociology in everyday life. With a complete theoretical framework and a global perspective, Society: The Basics offers students an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology.
 
The new edition continues to grow to meet readers' changing needs. With a newly integrated pedagogical framework, readers are guided through both the text - and optional new MySocLab - to build their critical thinking skills while learning the fundamentals of sociology. 
 

Teaching and Learning Experience
This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience – for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning - The new MySocLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improve Critical Thinking –Six new learning objectives per chapter help readers build critical thinking and study skills.
  • Engage Students – New design, everyday life and pop culture examples make sociology relevant for students today.
  • Explore Theory –Three main theoretical perspectives are discussed in every chapter.
  • Understand Diversity - Contemporary research informed by expert reviewers and cutting edge data sources reflect a broad range of race / class / gender.
  • Support Instructors - Author written activities and assessment in MySocLab, the test bank and instructor's manual help provide support for instructors.

Note: MySocLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocLab, please visit:

www.mysoclab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySocLab (at no additional cost).

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1: Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method

Chapter 2: Culture

Chapter 3: Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age  

Chapter 4: Social Interaction in Everyday Life

Chapter 5: Groups and Organizations

Chapter 6: Sexuality and Society

Chapter 7: Deviance

Chapter 8: Social Stratification

Chapter 9: Global Stratification

Chapter 10: Gender Stratification

Chapter 11: Race and Ethnicity 

Chapter 12: Economics and Politics

Chapter 13: Family and Religion

Chapter 14: Education, Health, and Medicine

Chapter 15: Population, Urbanization, and Environment

Chapter 16: Social Change: Modern and Postmodern Societies

These online resources are available at no cost.

Study Site for Society: The Basics, 12th Edition

http://wps.ablongman.com/ab_introsoc_studysite

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

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  • NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card
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Package ISBN-13: 9780205895809

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  • Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology, 8th Edition
    John J. Macionis, Nijole V. Benokraitis

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  • TIME: Sociology, Special Edition '06, 8th Edition
    TIME
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  • Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology, 8th Edition
    John J. Macionis, Nijole V. Benokraitis
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    . . Pearson Education

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    John D. Carl

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