Explores why sociology is important and relevant to everyday life. This balanced, attractive, totally up-to-date text is unrivalled in its ability to get students to see the connections between themselves and the social world. It teaches students how to think sociologically, not just what to think, and shows how sociology can help us make sense of our lives. Conversational and engaging, it comprehensively covers key aspects and current issues in Australian and New Zealand society, whilst emphasising the importance of diversity and a global perspective. It stands out for its ability to present sociological concepts in a fresh, contemporary light, offering examples from music, sports, movies, TV, fashion, the internet and other elements of popular culture.Some of Garsona#39;s money was used to help construct the oil refinery, which did contribute to the destruction of the natural ... a pair of shoes in Indonesia, where workers were paid 14 cents an hour, then sold the shoes in the United States for ... In 1976 Nike manufactured 70 million shoes in Indonesia but paid its 25 000 workers an average of just over US$2 a day. ... When someone buys a pair of Nike shoes (or many other products for that matter) they insert themselves in a globalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sociology in Today's World|
|Author||:||Brian Furze, Pauline Savy, Robert J. Brym, John Lie|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-09|