9780205457014

Sociology : A Brief Introduction (with Study Card)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205457014

  • ISBN 10:

    0205457010

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Exam Copy Version Known for it's unique blend of style and substance, this complete yet manageable introduction to sociology uses a balanced and systematic application of sociological theory to help students see the difference between myths and realities about society. Topics new to the Sixth Edition include: The section on U.S. class structure in Chapter 7 has been revised to make more of a distinction between upper middle class and middle class and offers more focus on the plight of the working poor. New social maps, figures, and tables show the following: women's participation in the Olympics (Chapter 1), the vocabulary of teen-speak (Chapter 3), parental concern about risk-taking behavior by their teenage children (Chapter 3), global Internet usage (Chapter 4), the military as both a coercive and normative organization (Chapter 5), U.S. class structure (Chapter 7), and world-wide deaths from smoking (Chapter 13). New discussions of suicide bombings (Chapter 6), post-9/11 threats to civil rights and privacy (Chapter 5), and the University of Michigan Affirmative Action case (Chapter 8 ). Student Copy Version Students, study smarternot harderwith these grade-boosting supplements from Allyn & Bacon! Study Guide Featuring journal activities, key term crosswords, and self-tests with answer justifications, the Study Guide will help you prepare for quizzes and exams. Also includes Flashcards of the key terms for every chapter. Companion Website Visit http://www.ablongman.com/thio6e today to take your learning a step beyond the pages of your text. Brush up on key concepts for each chapter with learning objectives, interactive practice quizzes, Web links, and more.

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