Introduction to Sociology Book

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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories. The textbook presents section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition has been updated significantly to reflect the latest research and current, relevant examples.

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1. An Sociology
1.1. What Is Sociology?
1.2. The History of Sociology
1.3. Theoretical Perspectives
1.4. Why Study Sociology?
2. Sociological Research
2.1. Approaches to Sociological Research
2.2. Research Methods
2.3. Ethical Concerns
3. Culture
3.1. What Is Culture?
3.2. Elements of Culture
3.3. Pop Culture, Subculture, and Cultural Change
3.4. Theoretical Perspectives on Culture
4. Society and Social Interaction
4.1. Types of Societies
4.2. Theoretical Perspectives on Society
4.3. Social Constructions of Reality
5. Socialization
5.1. Theories of Self-Development
5.2. Why Socialization Matters
5.3. Agents of Socialization
5.4. Socialization Across the Life Course
6. Groups and Organization
6.1. Types of Groups
6.2. Group Size and Structure
6.3. Formal Organizations
7. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
7.1. Deviance and Control
7.2. Theoretical Perspectives on Deviance
7.3. Crime and the Law
8. Media and Technology
8.1. Technology Today
8.2. Media and Technology in Society
8.3. Global Implications of Media and Technology
8.4. Theoretical Perspectives on Media and Technology
9. Social Stratification in the United States
9.1. What Is Social Stratification?
9.2. Social Stratification and Mobility in the United States
9.3. Global Stratification and Inequality
9.4. Theoretical Perspectives on Social Stratification
10. Global Inequality
10.1. Global Stratification and Classification
10.2. Global Wealth and Poverty
10.3. Theoretical Perspectives on Global Stratification
11. Race and Ethnicity
11.1. Racial, Ethnic, and Minority Groups
11.2. Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
11.3. Theories of Race and Ethnicity
11.4. Intergroup Relationships
11.5. Race and Ethnicity in the United States
12. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
12.1. Sex and Gender
12.2. Gender
12.3. Sex and Sexuality
13. Aging and the Elderly
13.1. Who Are the Elderly? Aging in Society
13.2. The Process of Aging
13.3. Challenges Facing the Elderly
13.4. Theoretical Perspectives on Aging
14. Marriage and Family
14.1. What Is Marriage? What Is a Family?
14.2. Variations in Family Life
14.3. Challenges Families Face
15. Religion
15.1. The Sociological Approach to Religion
15.2. World Religions
15.3. Religion in the United States
16. Education
16.1. Education around the World
16.2. Theoretical Perspectives on Education
16.3. Issues in Education
17. Government and Politics
17.1. Power and Authority
17.2. Forms of Government
17.3. Politics in the United States
17.4. Theoretical Perspectives on Government and Power
18. Work and the Economy
18.1. Economic Systems
18.2. Globalization and the Economy
18.3. Work in the United States
19. Health and Medicine
19.1. The Social Construction of Health
19.2. Global Health
19.3. Health in the United States
19.4. Comparative Health and Medicine
19.5. Theoretical Perspectives on Health and Medicine
20. Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
20.1. Demography and Population
20.2. Urbanization
20.3. The Environment and Society
21. Social Movements and Social Change
21.1. Collective Behavior
21.2. Social Movements
21.3. Social Change
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Mar 20, 2018

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October 17, 2020
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