Sociology is a discipline of curious minds. What key social forces construct and transform our lives as individuals and as members of society? How does our social world shape us? How do we shape our world? Join Bill Chambliss and Daina S. Eglitis as they journey beyond the classroom to help students answer these questions with their groundbreaking new text, Discover Sociology. Chambliss and Eglitis inspire curiosity about the social world and empower students by providing the theoretical, conceptual, and empirical tools they need to understand, analyze, and even change the world in which they live. Every chapter in the book integrates robust pedagogical features and empirical research that illuminate the social roots of diverse phenomena and institutions, ranging from poverty and deviance to capitalism and the nuclear family. From exploring whether the use of astudy drugsa should be considered cheating to an examination of research showing a correlation between rising student debt and declining rates of marriage, the bookas chapter openers engage students in real-life applications of sociology. Going beyond theory and concepts, the authors also help answer the question, aWhat can I do with a sociology degree?aChildren and Youth Services Review, 34(5), 1035a1041. CIA World Factbook. ... High school achievement. New York: Basic ... Retrieved from http://professionals. collegeboard.com/profdownload/2010-sattrends.pdf Collegemeasures.com. ( 2010). ... Retrieved from http://collegemeasures. org/4-year_colleges/national/ scorecard/ strategic-measures/ Collins, P. H. (1990). ... The New York Times, August 6.
|Author||:||William J. Chambliss, Daina S. Eglitis|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2013-07-30|