This revised edition of Richard T. Schaefers Sociology: A Brief Introduction provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn to think critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical and contemporary perspectives.
Combining balanced coverage of theory with current research findings, examples that students can relate to, and abundant learning aids and exercises, the new edition continues to encourage the development of sociological imagination.
|Socialization and the Life Course|
|Social Interaction, Groups, and Social Structure|
|The Mass Media|
|Deviance and Social Control|
|Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States|
|Racial and Ethnic Inequality|