Sociology

Front Cover
Worth Publishers, 1977 - Social Science - 603 pages
1 Review
"This comprehensive introduction to sociology, known for its captivating writing, cross-cultural examples, and careful applications of theory, has long been a classroom favorite for both students and professors. Centered on the unifying theme of the U.S. as an emerging postindustrial society, it provides a framework for exploring family life, religion, sexuality, gender roles, deviance, religion, and the economy. The sociology of art-as a recurring subtheme-is woven into the text and emphasized through numerous paintings and photographs. Specific chapters focus on medicine, technology and the environment, and war and peace."

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I still use the Robertson in my classes for the concepts relating to Sociology. He explains these so well, especially the theories of deviance, stratification, and socialisation. I just hope he will write an updated version.

Contents

Introduction to Sociology
1
Theoretical Perspectives
16
The Problem of Objectivity
22
Copyright

51 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information