Sociology Matters

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077580826
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Richard T. Schaefer's Sociology Matters is a concise introduction to the discipline of sociology. SchaeferËs characteristic straightforward style, a streamlined design, and highly focused coverage make it the perfect affordable, ultra-brief, introductory text for instructors who use a variety of materials in their course.

Medical Sociology

Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346483
Size: 73.70 MB
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For upper-division undergraduate/beginning graduate-level courses in Medical Sociology, and for Behavioral Science courses in schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing. A comprehensive overview of the most current issues in medical sociology. The standard text in the field, Medical Sociology presents the discipline’s most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings. To draw students into the course, author Dr. William Cockerham integrates engaging first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers throughout the text. The Thirteenth Edition addresses the current changes stemming from health care reform in the United States, and other issues that reflect the focus of the field today.

Sociology

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 9780071310468
Size: 66.68 MB
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The new edition of Sociology helps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities. While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging students to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of globalization, race and ethnicity, careers in sociology, and current topics like mass media and social policy, Sociology provides students with knowledge they can use at school, at work, in their neighborhoods, and in the global community.

Sociology

Author: John J. Macionis
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205735747
Size: 21.37 MB
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Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life John Macionis shares his enthusiasm, excitement and teaching experience with a clear and engaging writing style that connects with students. Macionis', Sociology, 13th edition is designed to help students see the relevance of the sociological theories and ideas that inform their own lives. Four main themes are found throughout the text: Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life Social Diversity Global Comparisons Critical Thinking The new edition has an innovate new design, contemporary and compelling student applications, plus a wealth of author-written and author-managed supplemental material. This revision elevates Sociology's high standard of excellence, ensuring that it remains one of the foremost introductory sociology resources for students and instructors alike.

Sociology Of Deviant Behavior

Author: Marshall Clinard
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 049581167X
Size: 17.95 MB
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SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR has been the market-leading deviance / criminology textbook for more than 40 years by combining timely research findings and updated data with solid sociological analysis. Designed to appeal to today’s students, the 13th edition examines topics with relevance - justified deviance like terrorism; political crime, including electoral crime; and cultural and social reactions to deviance. In addition, each chapter begins with new outlines and Internet resources, contains bolded key terms throughout, and ends with discussion questions and a glossary Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The New Blackwell Companion To Medical Sociology

Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119250676
Size: 43.15 MB
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An authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. Contains 35 chapters by recognized experts in the field, both established and rising young scholars Covers standard topics in the field as well as new and engaging issues such as bioterrorism, bioethics, and infectious disease Chapters are thematically arranged to cover the major issues of the sub-discipline Global range of contributors and an international perspective

Down To Earth Sociology

Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743267605
Size: 69.15 MB
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A latest edition of readings for the Introductory Sociology college market features thirty percent new articles that address current issues of contemporary sociology, from gender and politics to religion and AIDS, in a collection complemented by correlating charts that list key introductory textbooks. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Service Sociology And Academic Engagement In Social Problems

Author: A. Javier Treviño
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317056973
Size: 53.60 MB
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This book challenges sociologists and sociology students to think beyond the construction of social problems to tackle a central question: What do sociologists do with the analytic tools and academic skills afforded by their discipline to respond to social problems? Service Sociology posits that a central role of sociology is not simply to analyse and interpret social problems, but to act in the world in an informed manner to ameliorate suffering and address the structural causes of these problems. This volume provides a unique contribution to this approach to sociology, exploring the intersection between its role as an academic discipline and its practice in the service of communities and people. With both contemporary and historical analyses, the book traces the legacy, characteristics, contours, and goals of the sociology of service, shedding light on its roots in early American sociology and its deep connections to activism, before examining the social context that underlies the call for volunteerism, community involvement and non-profit organisations, as well as the strategies that have promise in remedying contemporary social problems. Presenting examples of concrete social problems from around the world, including issues of democratic participation, poverty and unemployment, student involvement in microlending, disaster miitigation, the organization and leadership of social movements, homelessness, activism around HIV/AIDS and service spring breaks, Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problems explores the utility of public teaching, participatory action research, and service learning in the classroom as a contribution to the community.

Sociology

Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134205571
Size: 67.93 MB
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For courses in Introductory Sociology A down-to-earth approach to sociology Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. Throughout the text, author James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology through his acclaimed down-to-earth approach and personal writing style. Six central themes help stimulate students' sociological imaginations: a down-to-earth approach, globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, the new technology, and the influence of the mass media on our lives. The Thirteenth Edition has been extensively revised to include contemporary examples and fresh topics that bring sociology to life. Also available with MySocLab® MySocLab for the Introductory Sociology course extends learning online to engage students and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. Please note: this version of MySocLab does not include an eText. Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Thirteenth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm) & Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134481968 / 9780134481968 Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach plus MySocLab® for Introductory Sociology - Access Card Package, 13/e Package consists of: 013420557X / 9780134205571 Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, 13/e 0133878104 / 9780133878103 MySocLab for Introductory Sociology Access Card

21st Century Sociology A Reference Handbook

Author: Clifton D. Bryant
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412916089
Size: 27.24 MB
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21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook provides a concise forum through which the vast array of knowledge accumulated, particularly during the past three decades, can be organized into a single definitive resource. The two volumes of this Reference Handbook focus on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.