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Society: The Basics (10th Edition)
by:John J. Macionis
John J. Macionis' expertise and vast background are highly evident in his book Society: The Basics (10th Edition), ISBN 9780135018828. This textbook provides students with insight into how sociology is relatable to their everyday lives and situations. This latest edition boasts a myriad of revisions including as modern, fresh design combined with cutting...
John J. Macionis' expertise and vast background are highly evident in his book Society: The Basics (10th Edition), ISBN 9780135018828. This textbook provides students with insight into how sociology is relatable to their everyday lives and situations. This latest edition boasts a myriad of revisions including as modern, fresh design combined with cutting edge, realistic student application opportunities as well as a host of additional support resources. John J. Macionis is a master in his arena, holding a doctorate of sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Currently he serves as Professor and Distinguished Scholar of Sociology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where he has taught for almost thirty years. Macionis is also a seasoned writer with a vast array of publications on topics such as community life in the United States, interpersonal intimacy in families, effective teaching, humor, new information technology, and the importance of global education. He has also served as co-editor on the best-selling anthology Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology and co-author on the texts Cities and Urban Life Social Problems. Macionis artfully organizes the concepts of Society: The Basics (10th Edition) across 16 chapters. Topics discussed in these chapters include the perspective, theory, and method of sociology, a look at culture, socialization, groups and organizations, deviance, social and global stratification. Other concepts presented in this text include race and ethnicity, sex and gender, economics and politics, family and religion, education and medicine, population and urbanization, environment and society, and finally, social changes leading to modern and postmodern societies.
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