9780495096337

Sociology Your Compass for a New World, Brief Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780495096337

  • ISBN 10:

    0495096334

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/19/2006
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

You'll quickly learn to see the connections between yourself and society with this concise, rigorous, and contemporary book! Robert Brym and John Lie draw vivid examples from popular culture, including the hip hop music scene, comedian Chris Rock's stand-up routine, and the rituals of the Super Bowl to "hook" you to sociology instantly. Plus, the book's fun features-such as Sociology at the Movies boxes that analyze recent movies, including "Crash," "Walk the Line," and "Brokeback Mountain" from a sociological perspective-help you see and explore sociological issues all around you. This Brief Second Edition discusses pressing social issues and events such as Hurricane Katrina, immigration, hate crimes, bilingual education, the war in Iraq, and much more. Explore our social world and your place in it with Brym and Lie! Book jacket.

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