SOCIOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING A DIVERSE SOCIETY, FOURTH EDITION, is a theoretically balanced, mainstream, comprehensive text characterized by its emphasis on diversity. In every chapter, students explore fascinating topics (Hurricane Katrina, same-sex marriage, abuses at Abu Ghraib prison) as well as research and data that illustrate how class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, geographic residence, and sexual orientation relate to sociological topics discussed in that chapter. This text provides a solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology yet it is fascinating and accessible, appealing to the ever-changing student population, and inviting students to view the world through a sociological lens. Andersen and Taylor get students thinking for themselves about sociology, with the bookas Debunking Societyas Myths features and critical thinking exercises. This is the book that will grab student interest and inspire them to keep reading and asking questions! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.You can even use one credit card to pay off other credit cards. Indeed, it is difficult to live in this society without credit cards. ... In the hierarchy of social classes, the lower middle class, also known as the working class, includes blue- collar workers (those in skilled trades who do manual labor), low-income bureaucratic workers, and many service workers, such as secretaries, hairdressers, waitresses , anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sociology: Understanding a Diverse Society, Updated|
|Author||:||Margaret Andersen, Howard Taylor|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2007-02-22|