Sociology: The Essentials

Author: Margaret L. Andersen,Howard F. Taylor

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856325

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Ninth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life, challenge common assumptions, and help students develop critical thinking skills as well as better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough yet streamlined text employs a reader-friendly presentation and manageable structure, while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. Updated throughout with coverage of the latest findings, trends, and themes, the text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology: The Essentials

Author: Margaret Andersen,Howard Taylor

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495812234

Category: Science

Page: 528

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SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, Sixth Edition, uses the theme of debunking myths to look behind the facades of everyday life; challenge ready-made, common-sense assumptions; and help students develop critical thinking skills and better understand how society is constructed and sustained. This thorough but streamlined text provides exceptional coverage of diversity, including social factors such as age, religion, sexual orientation, and region of residence, in addition to race, ethnicity, class, and gender. The text employs a reader-friendly presentation and very manageable structure, even while maintaining a strong focus on sociology concepts, methods, and research. The new edition includes coverage of the latest research and current trends and themes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology

The Essentials

Author: Margaret L. Andersen,Howard F. Taylor

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495904588

Category: Science

Page: 320

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STUDY GUIDE WITH PRACTICE TESTS. Written by Megan L. Duesterhaus of University of Central Florida, this student study tool contains brief chapter outlines, questions to guide your student's reading, key terms and key people matching exercises, a fill-in-the-blank chapter review, Internet & InfoTrac College Edition exercises, and practice tests consisting of multiple-choice, true/ false, short answer, and essay questions. All questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

Sociology

The Essentials

Author: Jan Abu-Shakrah,Margaret L. Andersen,Howard F. Taylor

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495092971

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

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By Jan Abu-Shakrah of Portland Community College. This student study tool contains brief chapter outlines, chapter focus sections, questions to guide your reading, a list of key terms and key people with page references to the text, detailed chapter outlines, "Writing about Society" exercises, practice tests consisting of 20-25 multiple choice questions, 10-15 true-false questions, 3-5 essay questions, 2-3 InfoTrac? exercises, and 2-3 Internet exercises. All multiple-choice and true-false questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

Sociology

The Essentials

Author: N.A

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 483

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Andersen & Taylor is a theoretically balanced, mainstream, brief text characterized by its emphasis on diversity. In every chapter, students explore research and data that illustrate how class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, geographic residence, and sexual orientation relate to the topics covered. This text provides a solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology while maintaining an accessible style, appealing to the ever-changing student population, and inviting students to view the world through a sociological lens. This highly integrated, research-oriented, contemporary example approach combined with its depth of coverage in a brief-text format accounts for its wide appeal to professors and students alike.

Telecourse Guide for Sociology

The Essentials

Author: Jane A. Penny,Paulina X. Ruf

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495110804

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

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This Telecourse Guide for Andersen & Taylor's SOCIOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, 4th Edition is designed to accompany the "Exploring Society: Introduction to Sociology" telecourse produced by DALLAS TeleLearning of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). This Telecourse Guide provides the essential integration of videos and text, providing students with valuable resources designed to direct their daily study in the "Exploring Society" telecourse. Each chapter of the Telecourse Guide contains a lesson that corresponds to each of the 22 video segments in the "Exploring Society" telecourse. Each lesson includes the following components: Overview, Lesson Assignment, Lesson Goal, Lesson Learning Objectives, Review, Lesson Focus Points, Related Activities, Practice Tests, and an Answer Key.

Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495096563

Category: Science

Page: 600

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Sharpen your sociological skills . . . connect with sociology . . . and master the concepts with Kendall's expert guidance! Vivid and compelling, Kendall's text uses real-life stories and unique Lived Experiences to introduce you to the study of sociology. Kendall takes you on an exciting journey that lets you experience sociological theory and research and see for yourself how it can be applied to everyday life and to the pressing social issues we face. As you explore body image, poverty, suicide, Hurricane Katrina and the war in Iraq, you'll see the relevance of sociology to your own life-and, you'll see how accurately the book's real-life stories mirror the diversity in society. Plus, Kendall presents ideas on how you can get involved and effect social change. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essentials of Sociology

Author: Robyn A. Goldstein Fuchs

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 9780878919666

Category: Social Science

Page: 82

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REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Sociology reviews sociological perspectives, methods of research, socialization and self-formation, cultures, society, theories of societies, social structure and the social process, social groups and organizations, deviance, law and crime, the family, social stratification, gender and sexuality, ethnicity and race, aging and the elderly, health care, collective behavior, social movements and social change.

Sociology in Our Times

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285974484

Category: Social Science

Page: 704

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This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by presenting a timely collection of theories, research, and examples-including its signature first-person accounts that open many chapters. Experiences represented in these opening vignettes accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society, while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout the chapters. Author Diana Kendall's vivid and inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, and eye for the most compelling current examples highlight sociology's relevance to all students. Now in its Tenth Edition, SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Sociology

Author: David Brinkerhoff,Lynn K. White,Suzanne Ortega,Rose Weitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495096369

Category: Science

Page: 480

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Pick up the sociology textbook that helps you study, is easy to read, and has the study helps built right in. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY takes real-world scenarios and shows you how to use sociology to analyze them. And with its updated international focus, you'll learn about other cultures while studying your own as well. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY is shorter and with more examples than ever before, making class time more fun and test time less stressful. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Sociology

Author: David B. Brinkerhoff,Lynn K. White,Suzanne T. Ortega,Rose Weitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111791457

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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Combining comprehensive coverage with socially relevant analysis, as well as a flexible pedagogy, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY strikes the perfect balance between sound scholarship and user-friendly design. By showing students the interrelatedness of core concepts and their applications in real world scenarios, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY, 8th Edition asks students to employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while applying sociological theory. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt their introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.