Sociology


Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 9780071310468
Category:
Page: 567
View: 3959
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.

    • Social Science

Medical Sociology


Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346483
Category: Social Science
Page: 448
View: 2344
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.

    • Social Science

Study Guide Plus for Essentials of Sociology

A Down-To-Earth Approach
Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205524723
Category: Social Science
Page: 304
View: 874
by Lori Ann Fowler, Tarrant County College The Study Guide Plus includes study strategies, a glossary of words to know, chapter summaries, learning objectives, key terms and people, and student projects. Practice tests wtih 80 questions per chapter in multiple-choice, true-false, short answer, matching, and essay formats help students prepare for quizzes and exams. An answer key is provided for all questions.

    • Social Science

Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Tenth Edition
Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0078051746
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 9523

    • Social Science

Sociology


Author: John J. Macionis
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205735747
Category: Social Science
Page: 720
View: 5556
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.

    • Social Science

Sociology

A Down to Earth Approach, Books a la Carte Edition
Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134205595
Category: Social Science
Page: 792
View: 4890

    • Science

Sociology of Deviant Behavior


Author: Marshall Clinard,Robert Meier
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 049581167X
Category: Science
Page: 608
View: 1923
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.

    • Social Science

Sociology Matters

13th Edition
Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077580826
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 2461
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.

    • Social Science

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society


Author: Mary Ann Lamanna,Agnes Riedmann,Susan D Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337516171
Category: Social Science
Page: 592
View: 1387
This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as they make informed choices in their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Social Science

Down to Earth Sociology

Introductory Readings
Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743267605
Category: Social Science
Page: 590
View: 9935
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.

    • Social Science

Loose Leaf for Sociology: A Brief Introduction


Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260153798
Category: Social Science
Page: 496
View: 9365
Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful student-friendly program includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. The approachable material encourages students to develop their sociological imaginations and start to think like a sociologist. Paired with Connect, a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology's three theoretical frameworks to the world around them.

    • Social Science

Essentials of Sociology


Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134205987
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 2000
For courses in Introductory Sociology A down-to-earth approach to sociology Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students’ lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, author James Henslin stimulates students’ sociological imaginations so they can better perceive how the pieces of society fit together. Six central themes guide students through this concise overview of the discipline: a down-to-earth approach, globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, the new technology, and the influence of the mass media on our lives. The Twelfth 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. Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Twelfth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ 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: 0134495926 / 9780134495927 Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach plus MySocLab® for Introductory Sociology — Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: 0134205588 / 9780134205588 Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, 12/e 0133878104 / 9780133878103 MySocLab for Introductory Sociology Access Card

    • Sociology

Society

The Basics
Author: John J Macionis,Cecilia Benoit,Mikael Jansson,Jakub Burkowicz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780133436952
Category: Sociology
Page: N.A
View: 2986
NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Society: The Basics, Fifth Canadian edition is written to help students find and use sociology in everyday life. With a strong theoretical framework and a global perspective, Society: The Basics offers students an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology. NEW! This content is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way your students read, think, and learn. Click here for more information or contact your Pearson Rep for a demo.

    • Political Science

Public Administration and Public Affairs


Author: Nicholas Henry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315530511
Category: Political Science
Page: 514
View: 441
Public Administration and Public Affairs demonstrates how to govern efficiently, effectively, and responsibly in an age of political corruption and crises in public finance. Providing a comprehensive, accessible and humorous introduction to the field of Public Administration, this text is designed specifically for those with little to no background in the field. Now in its 13th edition, this beloved book includes: Engaging, timely new sections designed to make students think, such as "Why Are So Many Leaders Losers?" and "Even Terrorists Like Good Government" Comparisons throughout of the challenges and opportunities found in the nonprofit sector vs. the public sector (sections such as "The Dissatisfied Bureaucrat, the Satisfied Nonprofit Professional?") Extensive new material on e-governance, performance management, HRM, intersectoral and intergovernmental administration, government contracting, public budgeting, and ethics. The 13th edition is complete with an Instructor’s Manual, Testbank, and PowerPoint slides for instructors, as well as Learning Objectives and Self-test Questions for students, making it the ideal primer for public administration/management, public affairs, and nonprofit management courses.

    • Education

Theory & Principles of Education, 13th Edition


Author: Aggarwal J.C.
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House
ISBN: 8125938478
Category: Education
Page: 518
View: 4756
Theory and Principles of Education discusses the latest trends and current educational thoughts. This thoroughly revised edition covers a wide range of issues and themes relating to the philosophical and sociological basis of education. All possible efforts have been made to include the latest trends on the theory and principles of education.Theory and Principles Of Education provides an exhaustive treatment of the subject in a very lucid and cogent manner, to enable all students to grasp the subject matter easily. The book is essentially student-centered and examination-oriented. It is primarily written for the students of B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil. and MA (Education). It will be equally useful in the Middle East and also the South-East Asian countries because of its authoritative coverage of the subject. By virtue of its extensive coverage and exposition of the subject, it will be very useful to students preparing for teacher training courses. It should also serve as a reliable handbook for in-service teachers.The only book of its kind on the subject that discusses the latest educational trends and covers a wide range of issues and themes relating to the philosophical and sociological basis of education.

    • Business & Economics

Modern Labor Economics

Theory and Public Policy (International Student Edition)
Author: Ronald G. Ehrenberg,Robert S. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351595261
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 748
View: 7423
Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy, now in its thirteenth edition, continues to be the leading text for one-semester courses in labor economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers a thorough overview of the modern theory of labor market behavior, and reveals how this theory is used to analyze public policy. Designed for students who may not have extensive backgrounds in economics, the text balances theoretical coverage with examples of practical applications that allow students to see concepts in action. Experienced educators for nearly four decades, co-authors Ehrenberg and Smith believe that showing students the social implications of the concepts discussed in the course will enhance their motivation to learn. As such, this text presents numerous examples of policy decisions that have been affected by the ever-shifting labor market. This new edition continues to offer: a balance of relevant, contemporary examples; coverage of the current economic climate; introduction to basic methodological techniques and problems; tools for review and further study. In addition to providing updated data and examples throughout, the thirteenth edition offers greater coverage of inequality, healthcare policy, and labor-replacing technologies. The text is also supported by a full range of companion online materials.

    • Social Science

In the Beginning

An Introduction to Archaeology
Author: Brian M. Fagan,Nadia Durrani
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346432
Category: Social Science
Page: 504
View: 2713
Demonstrates the importance of archaeology today In the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology presents the history and methods of archaeology and explores its significance today. The text introduces archeology's basic principles along with numerous examples from all over the world. Authors Brian Fagan and Nadia Durrani provide a comprehensive summary of the field for people who have little or no experience. Features: Provides A Comprehensive Overview – Readers gain a broad understanding of archaeology, including its interdisciplinary nature, major scientific contributions, international research, and methods and theories. A special chapter covers career opportunities in archaeology. A new organization moves archaeological theory to the beginning, so readers can develop a deeper understanding of this field. Offers an Engaging Introduction – The jargon-free narrative provides an accessible introduction to the study of archaeology. In the Beginning is now four-color for a livelier and enriching experience. Explores Significant Historical Events – Seven photo essays titled People of the Past appear throughout the book, covering such luminaries as pharaoh Ramses II and societies like the Cro-Magnons of late Ice Age Europe. Spectacular findings featured in Discovery boxes reflect new developments in archaeology. Incorporates Fresh Ideas from a New Co-Author – Esteemed colleague, Nadia Durrani, has been brought on board as a co-author. She brings a wealth of field experience in Arabia, Britain, and elsewhere as well as extensive editorial experience as the former Editor of Current World Archaeology, to the team.

    • Social Science

The New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology


Author: William C. Cockerham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119250676
Category: Social Science
Page: 616
View: 5082
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

    • Social Science

Sociology


Author: John J. Macionis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134206318
Category: Social Science
Page: 736
View: 4443
For courses in Introductory Sociology See sociology in everyday life Sociology empowers students to see the world around them through a sociological lens, helping them better understand their own lives and the world we all share. John Macionis, author of the best-selling Introductory Sociology franchise over the last three decades, takes students step by step through the theories and research that make up the discipline, helping them to find and use the science of social behavior in everyday life. In addition to extensively updated data, the Sixteenth Edition offers engaging discussions of hot-button contemporary topics such as the increased proliferation of social media as well as expanded coverage of race, class, and gender. 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, Sixteenth 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: 0134255275 / 9780134255279 Sociology plus MySocLab® for Introductory Sociology -- Access Card Package, 16/e Package consists of: 0134206312 / 9780134206318 Sociology, 16/e 0133878104 / 9780133878103 MySocLab for Introductory Sociology Access Card