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Sociology in our times : the essentials

Author : Diana Elizabeth Kendall Edition statement:9th edition Publication: Belmont, California Wadsworth, Cengage Learning , 2014 Physical details: xxiv, 564 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm ISBN: 9781133957096; 1133957099.
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    Study and teaching
    -- SOCIOLOGY
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pt. 1. Studying society and social life: The sociological perspective and research process --
Culture --
Socialization --
pt. 2. Social groups and social control Social structure and interaction in everyday life --
Groups and organizations --
Deviance and crime --
pt. 3. Social inequality: Class and stratification in the United States --
Global stratification --
Race and ethnicity --
Sex, gender and sexuality --
pt. 4. Social institutions: Families and intimate relationships --
Education and religion --
Politics and the economy in global perspective --
Health, health care, and disability --
pt. 5. Social dynamics and social change: Population and urbanization --
Collective behavior, social movements, and social change.

Includes a collection of videos with assignable activities complement the text's new coverage of timely topics such as health care legislation, the US and global economies, Barack Obama's presidency, and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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