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Society: The Basics (Black and White version), 12th Edition

By John J Macionis

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 20, 2013

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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

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-90551-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-90551-5

Format: Alternate Binding

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