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Essentials of Sociology (Third Edition) by Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, and Deborah Carr is an entry-level textbook is not just for sociology majors, but also for those in related fields, such as economics, management, business, and law. This engaging reference focuses on macro and microsociology and how the two are related. It...
Essentials of Sociology (Third Edition) by Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, and Deborah Carr is an entry-level textbook is not just for sociology majors, but also for those in related fields, such as economics, management, business, and law. This engaging reference focuses on macro and microsociology and how the two are related. It also emphasizes the changes brought about by globalization and how they impact our everyday lives. Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, and Deborah Carr divided the book into 15 insightful chapters, starting off with an introduction to society, culture, socialization, social structure and social interaction. They also tackle groups, networks, and organizations, as well as deviance, crime, and social control. Essentials of Sociology (Third Edition) ISBN 9780393932379 provides a compelling look at issues like stratification, racial and ethnic inequality, sex, gender, and sexuality, health care, the family, and education and religion. It even provides interesting case studies showing the interrelatedness of education and religion, politics and the economy, population and urbanization, and social change. Already on its 3rd edition, this book has been revised to meet the ever changing needs of students and instructors. The additional feature called ‘Do It Yourself' encourages students to use specific themes to relate to sociology and their lives. This material likewise comes with a DVD containing clips to help start classroom discussion, a film book, and classroom activities for the exclusive use of instructors. Students who want to test out and apply what they have learned can visit the online supplement and use the activities workbook and study cards.
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