Social Science

Think Sociology

Author: John Carl,Sarah Baker,Brady Robards,John Scott,Wendy Hillman,Geoffrey Lawrence

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1442543337

Category: Social Science

Page: 309

View: 1260

THINK Currency. THINK Issues. THINK Relevancy. THINK Sociology. With an engaging visual design and just 15 chapters, THINK Sociology is the Australian Sociology text your students will want to read. This text thinks their thoughts, speaks their language, grapples with the current-day problems they face, and grounds sociology in real world experiences. THINK Sociology is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your unit with little additional work.
Sociology

Think Sociology

Author: John Carl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781442539808

Category: Sociology

Page: 297

View: 9442

THINK Currency. THINK Issues. THINK Relevancy. THINK Sociology. With an engaging visual design and just 15 chapters, THINK Sociology is the Australian Sociology text your students will want to read. This text thinks their thoughts, speaks their language, grapples with the current-day problems they face, and grounds sociology in real world experiences. THINK Sociology is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your unit with little additional work. The groundbreaking instructor supplements package will help you bring the core concepts of Sociology to life for your students and MySocLab, the text’s online learning resource, provides students with a large range of tools to help them achieve a better grade.
Social Science

Think Sociology

Author: John D. Carl

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780131754591

Category: Social Science

Page: 350

View: 6770

We live in a world of fast-paced change that is being fueled by new technologies, changing personal and social relationships, and changing cultural values and economic conditions. Sociology is a discipline that can help you understand this change. Looking at their world through the sociological perspective enables students to better understand themselves and their place in an evolving and complex world. Designed for today’s students, THINK SOCIOLOGY shows you how sociologists think and how to understand the rapidly changing world they live in.
Sociology

THINK Sociology, Second Canadian Edition

Author: John D Carl,Marc Bélanger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780205929931

Category: Sociology

Page: 336

View: 726

With an engaging visual design, unique pedagogical features, and integrated Canadian content, THINK Sociology 2ce continues to be an introductory Sociology text your students will actually read. Its journalistic, first-person writing style will engage your students while delivering the core concepts in a way that they can actually understand.
Education

Think Sociology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467298255

Category: Education

Page: 314

View: 9302

Facts101 is your complete guide to Think Sociology. In this book, you will learn topics such as CULTURE, SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND INTERACTION, SOCIALIZATION, and GROUPS AND SOCIETIES plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Social Science

THINK Sociology, Second Canadian Edition,

Author: John D. Carl,Marc Belanger

Publisher: Pearson Education Canada

ISBN: 0205983332

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

View: 2824

Education

Outlines and Highlights for Think Sociology by John D Carl, Isbn

9780205777181

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781614611226

Category: Education

Page: 324

View: 2257

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780205777181 .
Social Science

You May Ask Yourself

An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist

Author: Dalton Conley

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393674187

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 2489

The bestselling "untextbook" gets students thinking like sociologists
Sociology

Thinking about Sociology

A Critical Introduction

Author: Karen L Anderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199014828

Category: Sociology

Page: 592

View: 6964

Using a critical, inequality-based approach, Thinking About Sociology explores social theory through real-world examples that challenge students to rethink their own assumptions about their roles in society and the social institutions with which they interact. Through the two chapters onresearch methods and multiple chapters on various inequalities, a focus is placed on building a solid critical sociological foundation that allows for the development of complex thinking, research, and problem-solving skills throughout. The robust visual program, integration of important questions,and useful student-friendly pedagogy -- including relevant, real-world examples -- keep students reflective and engaged. The new, second edition is comprehensive, including a new chapter on crime and deviance, and yet concise, with more focused coverage of gender and sexuality to better reflect teaching and learning approaches across Canada. Thoroughly updated data, theory, visuals, research, and topics in everychapter provide a contemporary and in-depth picture of sociology as a discipline today.
Social Science

The Sociological Imagination

Author: C. Wright Mills

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195133730

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

View: 3585

Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal, and historical dimensions of our lives. Leading sociologist Todd Gitlin brings this fortieth anniversary edition up to date with a lucid afterword in which he considers the ways social analysis has progressed since Mills first published his study in 1959. A classic in the field, this book still provides rich food for our imagination.
Biography & Autobiography

The Death of White Sociology

Essays on Race and Culture

Author: Joyce A. Ladner

Publisher: Black Classic Press

ISBN: 9781574780079

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 476

View: 2943

Social Science

Public Sociology

Research, Action, and Change

Author: Philip Nyden,Leslie Hossfeld,Gwendolyn Nyden

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1412982634

Category: Social Science

Page: 317

View: 7947

This book highlights the variety of ways in which sociology brings about social change in community settings, assists nonprofit and social service organizations in their work, and influences policy at the local, regional, and national levels. It also spotlights sociology that informs the general public on key policy issues through media and creates research centers that develop and carry out collaborative research. The book details a broad range of sociology projects. The 33 case studies are divided into 8 sections. Each section also includes sidebars of include non-sociologists writing about the impact of selected research projects. In some cases these are interdisciplinary projects since solutions to social problems are often multifaceted and do not fit into the disciplines as defined by universities. Further, it emphasizes actions and connections. This is not armchair sociology where self-proclaimed public sociologists just write articles suggesting what government, corporations, communities, or others "ought to do." The authors are interested in the active connections to publics and users of the research, not the passive research process.
Psychology

Someone to Talk to

Author: Mario Luis Small

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190661429

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 5909

When people are facing difficulties, they often feel the need for a confidant-a person to vent to or a sympathetic ear with whom to talk things through. How do they decide on whom to rely? In theory, the answer seems obvious: if the matter is personal, they will turn to a spouse, a family member, or someone close. In practice, what people actually do often belies these expectations. In Someone To Talk To, Mario L. Small follows a group of graduate students as they cope with stress, overwork, self-doubt, failure, relationships, children, health care, and poverty. He unravels how they decide whom to turn to for support. And he then confirms his findings based on representative national data on adult Americans. Small shows that rather than consistently rely on their "strong ties," Americans often take pains to avoid close friends and family, as these relationships are both complex and fraught with expectations. In contrast, they often confide in "weak ties," as the need for understanding or empathy trumps their fear of misplaced trust. In fact, people may find themselves confiding in acquaintances and even strangers unexpectedly, without having reflected on the consequences. Someone To Talk To reveals the often counter-intuitive nature of social support, helping us understand questions as varied as why a doctor may hide her depression from friends, how a teacher may come out of the closet unintentionally, why people may willingly share with others their struggle to pay the rent, and why even competitors can be among a person's best confidants. Amid a growing wave of big data and large-scale network analysis, Small returns to the basic questions of who we connect with, how, and why, upending decades of conventional wisdom on how we should think about and analyze social networks.
Social Science

Writing in Sociology

Author: Mark Edwards

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483354598

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

View: 3797

With humor and empathy, Mark Edwards’s handbook provides undergraduate and early-career graduate students guidance in sociological writing of all kinds. Writing in Sociology offers unusual approaches to developing ideas into research questions, utilizing research literature, constructing research papers, and completing different kinds of course writing (including case studies, theory papers, and applied social science projects). New chapters in the Second Edition offer insights into giving and receiving effective peer review and presenting qualitative research results. By focusing on how to think about the goals and strategies implicit in each section of a writing project this book provides accessible advice to novice sociological writers.
Social Science

Processual Sociology

Author: Andrew Abbott

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022633676X

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

View: 3535

For the past twenty years, noted sociologist Andrew Abbott has been developing what he calls a processual ontology for social life. In this view, the social world is constantly changing—making, remaking, and unmaking itself, instant by instant. He argues that even the units of the social world—both individuals and entities—must be explained by these series of events rather than as enduring objects, fixed in time. This radical concept, which lies at the heart of the Chicago School of Sociology, provides a means for the disciplines of history and sociology to interact with and reflect on each other. In Processual Sociology, Abbott first examines the endurance of individuals and social groups through time and then goes on to consider the question of what this means for human nature. He looks at different approaches to the passing of social time and determination, all while examining the goal of social existence, weighing the concepts of individual outcome and social order. Abbott concludes by discussing core difficulties of the practice of social science as a moral activity, arguing that it is inescapably moral and therefore we must develop normative theories more sophisticated than our current naively political normativism. Ranging broadly across disciplines and methodologies, Processual Sociology breaks new ground in its search for conceptual foundations of a rigorously processual account of social life.

Introduction to Sociology 2e

Author: OpenStax

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781680920062

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9697

Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book's conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today's students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface. The images in this textbook are grayscale.
Social Science

Thinking Through Theory

Author: John Levi Martin

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393937688

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

View: 9745

Teach students how to think about sociological theory.
Social Science

Everyday Sociology Reader

Author: Karen Sternheimer

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393934298

Category: Social Science

Page: 331

View: 9432

A lively mix of traditional readings, blog posts, and activities to help students connect sociology to their own lives.
Social Science

Australian Sociology

Author: David Holmes,Kate Hughes,Roberta Julian

Publisher: Pearson Australia

ISBN: 1486007201

Category: Social Science

Page: 476

View: 9724

Australian Sociology 4e provides a concise and current introduction to the field of Sociology, through an analysis of Australian society. In doing so, it draws on a diverse range of perspectives as well as a myriad of topics that go to issues at the core of Australian social life. Our ever-changing society presents continuing challenges to sociological analysis. This new edition of Australian Sociology sets out to document these many changes, while retaining an organised analysis required of an introductory overview of Australian society.
Social problems

Think Social Problems, 2013

Author: John D. Carl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780205126439

Category: Social problems

Page: 348

View: 6950

THINK Currency. THINK Relevancy. THINK Social Problems. THINK Social Problems is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work. An engaging visual design developed with extensive student feedback and 12-15 page chapters makes THINK Social Problems the textbook your students will actually read. This student-friendly text delivers the core concepts of Social Problems in a way they can easily understand. The 2nd edition includes three new chapters: "Economy and Work," "Politics," and "Sex and Social Problems Related to Sexuality." A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking Chapter organization follows a 3-step process that presents the topic, considers the social problems, and urges students to uncover solutions. Engage Students TheThinkSpot provides open-access to chapter-by-chapter quizzes, study cards, flashcards, and a professor-written sociology blog. Explore Theory Three main sociological paradigms are discussed visually through a theory infographic in every chapter. Understand Diversity Global comparisons are found in every chapter both within the text and in a designated feature box. Support Instructors - Written activities and assessment in MySearchLab offer instructors supplemental materials to help their students succeed.