Provides an introduction to core concepts in sociology. Presents both classic studies and current references to illustrate sociological concepts. Examines what sociology is, why sociology is important, and why we study it. Demonstrates how various social forces impact our lives and form our social experiences.Third, those with whom someone wishes to identify or be like (in other words, their reference group), hold referent power. An example of referent power is a rock star whose dress, demeanor, and singing style is copied by an aspiring younganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Basics of Sociology|
|Author||:||Kathy S. Stolley|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2005|