652 pages | 181 Color Illus.
My Sociology reconceptualizes intro sociology for the changing demographics in today’s higher education environment. Concise and student-focused, My Sociology captures students' attention with engaging stories and a focus on non-dominant populations. Rather than introducing students to theory and history at the beginning of the text, the book integrates the necessary information throughout to keep students engaged.
Chapter 1 Society and Sociology; Chapter 2 Cultures in America; Chapter 3 Doing Sociological Research ; Chapter 4 Socialization and Social Groups; Chapter 5 Social Class, Inequality, and Poverty; Chapter 6 Genders in Society; Chapter 7 Races and Ethnicities in Society; Chapter 8 Deviance, Substance Abuse, and Incarceration; Chapter 9 Health and Healthcare; Chapter 10 Families in Society; Chapter 11 Education in Society; Chapter 12 Work and Political Economy; Chapter 13 Religions in Society; Chapter 14 Population, the Environment, and Technology; Chapter 15 Social Change and the 21st century