Essentials of sociology: a down-to-earth approach

Front Cover
Allyn & Bacon, 1996 - Social Science - 478 pages
3 Reviews
This book places sociological questions about culture, race, and everyday life into a perspective for readers to understand.Sociology comes alive with this introduction. Topics include: extensive multicultural and global coverage, the development of sociology, human nature, social structure and social groups, class in the U.S., inequalities of race and ethnicity, and more.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Henslin's personal accounts throughout the chapters helped to illustrate the basic sociological concepts and themes. Well written textbook that is easy to read. Read full review

Review: Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach

User Review  - Romy Andrina - Goodreads

m/ Read full review

Contents

The Sociological Perspective
1
The Symbolic Interactionist Perspective 336
3
World Economic Systems 281
5
Copyright

35 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1996)

James M. Henslin is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He is the author of many textbooks, including "Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, " 7th ed.; "Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, " 6th ed.; and "Social Problems, " 7th ed.

Bibliographic information