9780130413758

Sociology for the Twenty-First Century

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130413758

  • ISBN 10:

    0130413755

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This volume introduces readers to sociology using an eclectic approach that is tied together by systematically highlighting two aspects of social change—1) the change or contrast between social life organized around personal, communal relations and social life organized around impersonal, associational relations; and 2) the ongoing social processes and the implications they have for life in the twenty-first century. While focusing on critical thinking, this reference encourages readers to think about tomorrow and the next century from a sociological viewpoint. The authors present culture, society and social change; social inequality; social institutions population, ecology, and urbanization; and collective social action. Anyone interested in a sociological viewpoint of society, culture, and change.

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