9780205854417

In Conflict and Order Understanding Society

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205854417

  • ISBN 10:

    0205854419

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/09/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Viewing our society from a conflict perspective. This introductory text, written from a conflict perspective, emphasizes four themes: diversity, the struggle by the powerless to achieve social justice, the changing economy, and globalization. In Conflict and Order: Understanding Societystudies the forces that lead to stability and change in society and asks: Who benefits from the existing social arrangements, and who does not? How are human beings shaped by society? What are the forces that maintain social stability, produce social inequality, and resist social change? Teaching & Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MySearchLab 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 Students are encouraged to critically evaluate social sources of behavior and conflict. Engage Students The author provides examples of those who have been empowered to achieve positive social change. Explore Theory A conflict perspective is used to examine social structures. Understand Diversity This text examines economic global transformations in the U.S., the struggle to achieve social justice, and the inclusion of race, class, and gender. Support Instructors MySearchLab with eText, an Instructor's Manual & Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations are available. Note:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearch Lab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205861466 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205861460

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