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Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : George Ritzer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-01-12
  • Total pages :472
  • ISBN : 1483380904

Summary : Join the conversation with one of sociology’s best-known thinkers. Essentials of Sociology, Second Edition adapted from George Ritzer’s Introduction to Sociology, Third Edition, provides the same rock-solid foundation in a shorter and more streamlined format. Like the original Ritzer text, Essentials of Sociology illuminates traditional sociological concepts and theories, and focuses on some of the most compelling contemporary social phenomena: globalization, consumer culture, the Internet, and the “McDonaldization” of society. As technology flattens the globe, students are challenged to apply a sociological perspective to their world, and to see how “public” sociologists are engaging with the critical issues of today.

Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : James M. Henslin,Adie Nelson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1997-01
  • Total pages :430
  • ISBN : 9780205269877

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Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : Anthony Giddens
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :506
  • ISBN :

Summary : Regarded as the most authoritative introduction to contemporary sociology, Essentials of Sociology adds a new author to its team with the Second Edition.

Essentials of Sociology: Pearson New International Edition

  • Author : James M. Henslin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2014
  • Total pages :488
  • ISBN : 9781292042206

Summary : A Down-to-Earth Approach James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology. With his acclaimed down-to-earth approach and personal writing style, the author highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin shares with readers his passion for sociology. In addition to this trademark down-to-earth approach, other distinctive features include: comparative perspectives, the globalization of capitalism, and visual presentations of sociology. Teaching & Learning Experience *Personalize Learning - The new MySocLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. *Improve Critical Thinking - New Learning Objectives & Questions on each page reinforce key concepts and build critical thinking skills. *Engage Students - New design and personal narrative from the perspective of an international field researcher invites students on a sociological journey.*Explore Theory - Offers a balanced approach; relevant theories are discussed in each chapter. *Understand Diversity - Global, national, and personal material combine to present a complete view of the world. *Support Instructors - New Integrated Test Bank & written activities and assessment in MySocLab engage students and help them succeed.

Essentials of Sociology Revel Access Code

  • Author : Jim Henslin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2018-02-12
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9780134739892

Summary : For courses in Introductory Sociology A down-to-earth approach to sociology With Revel(TM) Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach , author Jim Henslin takes students on an intellectual adventure of discovery through firsthand accounts of his travels around the world, original photographs, and personal reflections. Using his hallmark down-to-earth approach, Henslin presents a relatable, sincere, student-friendly narrative that centers around a traditional three-perspectives framework. The 13th Edition of Henslin's brief text includes engaging new content - such as the Pearson Originals docuseries, Applying Sociology to Your Life feature boxes, Hearing from Students videos, and Hearing from the Author audio clips - all of which help students gain a better understanding of both society and themselves. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience - for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : Richard P. Appelbaum,Deborah Carr,Anthony Giddens,Mitchell Duneier
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2017-07
  • Total pages :500
  • ISBN : 9780393614299

Summary : With a combination of up-to-the minute examples, cutting-edge research, and the latest available data, Essentials of Sociology gets students thinking sociologically about what they're seeing in the news and on their screens. Highlighting the macro social forces at work in our everyday lives, the authors move students beyond their individual experiences and cultivate their sociological imaginations. Innovative pedagogy promotes active reading and helps students master core sociological concepts. This strong in-text pedagogical program is now supported by InQuizitive, Norton's new formative, adaptive learning tool.

Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : David Brinkerhoff,Lynn K. White,Suzanne Ortega,Rose Weitz
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2010-01-01
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 1111791457

Summary : Combining comprehensive coverage with socially relevant analysis, as well as a flexible pedagogy, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY strikes the perfect balance between sound scholarship and user-friendly design. By showing students the interrelatedness of core concepts and their applications in real world scenarios, ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY, 8th Edition asks students to employ critical thinking and problem-solving skills while applying sociological theory. An ideal companion for instructors wishing to adapt their introductory course to fit their goals and student needs, this mainstream textbook provides solid research coverage of the standard introductory topics in a balanced and unbiased manner in just 15 concise chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Sociology : a Down-to-earth Approach, Canadian Edition. Study Guide

  • Author : James M. Henslin,Gwendolyn E. Nyden,Adie Nelson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :249
  • ISBN : 9780205269884

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Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : James M. Henslin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2010-09-13
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 9780205003457

Summary : Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach is heralded by students and instructors alike as the most friendly and inviting introduction to sociology available. James Henslin guides students on an intellectual voyage through through the sociological imagination, helping them better understanding both themselves and their world. With humor, personal reflection and illuminating examples, he shares with readers his passion for sociology. Six central themes run throughout the text: down-to-earth sociology, globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, the new technology and the influence of mass media on everyday life. Each of these themes is reflected in the central narrative, in boxed features throughout the text, and in MySocLab. Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach 9th edition is the first edition of Henslin's to feature integration with MySocLab. MySocLab now features diagnostic quizzing, Social Explorer activities, The Way We Live video actitivies, links to The Social Lens blog, and over 100 primary source readings.

Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : David Brinkerhoff,Lynn K. White,Suzanne Ortega,Rose Weitz
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-03-14
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 0495096369

Summary : Pick up the sociology textbook that helps you study, is easy to read, and has the study helps built right in. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY takes real-world scenarios and shows you how to use sociology to analyze them. And with its updated international focus, you'll learn about other cultures while studying your own as well. ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY is shorter and with more examples than ever before, making class time more fun and test time less stressful. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Revel for Essentials of Sociology Access Card

  • Author : James M. Henslin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2018-08-03
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9780135193464

Summary : For courses in Introductory Sociology A down-to-earth approach to sociology With Revel(TM) Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach , author Jim Henslin takes students on an intellectual adventure of discovery through firsthand accounts of his travels around the world, original photographs, and personal reflections. Using his hallmark down-to-earth approach, Henslin presents a relatable, sincere, student-friendly narrative that centers around a traditional three-perspectives framework. The 13th Edition of Henslin's brief text includes engaging new content - such as the Pearson Originals docuseries, Applying Sociology to Your Life feature boxes, Hearing from Students videos, and Hearing from the Author audio clips - all of which help students gain a better understanding of both society and themselves. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience - for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Exploring Social Life

  • Author : James M. Henslin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-02
  • Total pages :178
  • ISBN : 9780205530533

Summary : KEY BENEFITt:This brief and economical reader, edited by Jim Henslin, is specifically designed to be used as a companion toEssentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Sixth Edition.All articles are chosen and introduced by Jim Henslin to complement the most current edition of his brief, paperback introductory text.

Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : Rose Weitz
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 0534626769

Summary : This is a core text that presents a balanced, unbiased treatment of the essential concepts for introductory sociology. All the perspectives are given equal treatment. This text has always been respected for its admirable author team, scholarship and brevity. There is an emphasis on the process of doing sociology and integrating material across chapters to show the intersection of concepts. Essentials of Sociology, 6th Edition promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the application of sociological theory to real-world issues.

The Essentials of Sociology

  • Author : Robyn A. Goldstein Fuchs
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :82
  • ISBN : 9780878919666

Summary : REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Sociology reviews sociological perspectives, methods of research, socialization and self-formation, cultures, society, theories of societies, social structure and the social process, social groups and organizations, deviance, law and crime, the family, social stratification, gender and sexuality, ethnicity and race, aging and the elderly, health care, collective behavior, social movements and social change.

Study Guide for Essentials of Sociology, A Down-to-Earth Approach

  • Author : James M. Henslin,Ralph Peters
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2010-09-30
  • Total pages :268
  • ISBN : 9780205834860

Summary : ""Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach"" is heralded by students and instructors alike as the most friendly and inviting introduction to sociology available. James Henslin guides students on an intellectual voyage through through the sociological imagination, helping them better understanding both themselves and their world. With humor, personal reflection and illuminating examples, he shares with readers his passion for sociology. Six central themesrun throughout the text: down-to-earth sociology, globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, the new technology and the influence of mass media on everyday life. Each of these themes is reflected in the central narrative, in boxed features throughout the text.