9781412992985

Our Social World; Introduction to Sociology, 3e Media Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412992985

  • ISBN 10:

    1412992982

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/25/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

The Third Edition of Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology is truly a coherent textbook that inspires students to develop their sociological imaginations, to see the world and personal events from a new perspective, and to confront sociological issues on a day-to-day basis. Key Features: #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Offers a strong global focus: A global perspective is integrated into each chapter to encourage students to think of global society as a logical extension of their own micro world. #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Illustrates the practical side of sociology: Boxes highlight careers and volunteer opportunities for those with a background in sociology as well as policy issues that sociologists influence. #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Encourages critical thinking: Provides various research strategies and illustrates concrete examples of the method being used to help students develop a more sophisticated epistemology. #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Presents #xE2;#xAC;SThe Social World Model#xE2;#xAC; in each chapter: This visually-compelling organizing framework opens each chapter and helps students understand the interrelatedness of core concepts. New to the Third Edition: #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Thirty new boxed features, including the innovative 'Engaging Sociology' and 'Applied Sociologists at Work' features #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; Three substantially reorganised chapters (2. Examining the Social World, 3. Society and Culture, and 13. Politics and Economics) #xE2;#xAC;#xA2; 315 entirely new references and 120 new photos.

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