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My Sociology
An Introduction for Today's Students

ISBN 9781138224322
Published October 2, 2018 by Routledge
662 Pages 181 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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Rosalind Gottfried is a veteran community college teacher (PhD Brandeis University, thirty plus years, currently at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton CA).  She also has a counseling degree and has worked in a variety of settings including criminal justice, domestic violence, foster care, eating disorders, and families.  She is the proud single mother of two young adult daughters.