Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials

Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials

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Current and relevant to todaya€™s students, SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, 10th Edition presents the latest available data and new insights on behaviors, issues, and trends in our nation and world from a sociological perspective. The new edition of this bestselling text emphasizes the theme of social change and the ways in which media-particularly social media-and other forms of technology inevitably bring about new ways of living, interacting with others, or doing certain activities or task. New sections on social change have been added throughout the book, and the theme also appears in the a€œSociology Works!a€ and a€œMediaa€ features. a€œSociology and Social Policya€ boxes return to this edition, examining issues such as gun control, prevention of military suicides, and whether employers should be allowed to a€œspya€ on their employees. First-person accounts of individualsa€™ lived experiences draw students into the chapter content by illuminating topics that reflect the texta€™s primary themes of diversity, the application of sociology to everyday life, global comparisons, media, and social change. New timely topics include environmental activism, immigration, bullying and social media, and same-sex marriage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Populations change as the result of fertility (births), mortality (deaths), and migration. ... mortality, and migration affect the population compositiona€”the biological and social characteristics of a population, including age ... How do ecological/functionalist models compare with political economy/conflict models of urban growth?

Title:Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials
Author:Diana Kendall
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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