Sociology: A Down-to-earth Approach

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Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Social Science - 816 pages
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- Every chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated, based on feedback from adopters. - Boxed inserts have been updated to reflect the most current issues and meaningful topics to students and instructors. New hot topical coverage includes cloning, bio-engineering, and terrorism. - New topical coverage includes the connection between money and happiness; paying reparations for slavery; the Third Wave of feminsim; racism in the rental market; the decline of two-parent families; technology and terrorism; the home-schooling movement; the implicit association test (for subconscious prejudice); Mexican immigrants and health care; the Timothy McVey execution; new research on the roles of education and marriage in keeping people out of prison. - New and expanded supplements package: Test Bank - New singly volume, extremely comprehensive test bank now includes alternative assessment and a section of Open Book questions for every chapter: Printed practice tests now also provide students with a complete set of printouts of the instructors PowerPoint lecture outlines, with ample space for in-class note-taking: A Spanish-English Study Guide is designed specifically to help native Spa

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Contents

The Sociological Perspective
2
An Updated Version of the Old Elephant Story
6
Origins of Sociology
8
Copyright

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