This is the first complete multi-media package in sociology — a carefully coordinated combination book, CD-ROM, and Web site. Authoritative, comprehensive, and stimulating, it offers a fresh and contemporary perspective — with a focus on the major methods, theories, and findings of the field. It emphasizes a global perspective, a multicultural view, and a focus on critical thinking, and features an abundance of boxed features highlighting and personalizing contemporary applications. Covers: The Sociological Perspective; Sociological Investigations; Culture; Society; Socialization; Social Interaction in Everyday Life; Groups and Organizations; Deviance; Social Stratification; Social Class in the United States; Global Stratification; Sex and Gender; Race and Ethnicity; Aging and the Elderly; The Economy and Work; Politics and Government; Family; Religion; Education; Health and Medicine; Population and Urbanization; Environment and Society; Collective Behavior and Social Movements; and Social Change: Traditional, Modern, and Postmodern Societies. Includes fifty-six global and national maps. For anyone interested in a comprehensive, interactive introduction to sociology.
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