Introduction to the Science of Sociology

Introduction to the Science of Sociology


  • Author: Robert Ezra Park
  • Release Date : 1922-01-01
  • Genre: Social Studies
  • File Size: 1634628 Bytes


The Introduction to the Science of Sociology is not conceived as a mere collection of materials, however, but as a systematic treatise. On the other hand, the excerpts which make up the body of the book are not to be regarded as mere illustrations. In the context in which they appear, and with the headings which indicate their place in the volume, they should enable the student to formulate for himself the principles involved. An experience of some years, during which this book has been in preparation, has demonstrated the value to the teacher of a body of materials that are interesting in themselves and that appeal to the experience of the student. If students are invited to take an active part in the task of interpretation of the text, if...

Introduction To Sociology 2e

Introduction To Sociology 2e


  • Author: OpenStax
  • Release Date : 2018-03-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 92855752 Bytes


Welcome to Introduction to Sociology 2e, an OpenStax resource created with several goals in mind: accessibility, affordability, customization, and student engagement—all while encouraging learners toward high levels of learning. Instructors and students alike will find that this textbook offers a strong foundation in sociology. Vividing Activilization is a reliable and scalable platform specially designed for creating the next generation, high quality, interactive, mobile first digital contents that can be mass produced and easily delivered to any devices with a special emphasis on Exam & Assessment products. This book is created by Vividing Inc. using proprietary platform that is interactive, personal, mobile, and open to all digital devices. ...

Introduction to Sociology 2e

Introduction to Sociology 2e


  • Author : Heather Griffiths
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-12-31
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 168092222X


Introduction to Sociology 2e Book Description :

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 ch...

Society Explained

Society Explained


  • Author : Nathan Rousseau
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-03-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442207127


Society Explained Book Description :

Society Explained introduces students to key concepts in sociology through engaging narrative examples. After an overview of the history of sociology, the book walks readers through subjects that include individualism; culture; socialization and imagination; values, money, and politics; marriage and family; religious diversity; and education and social change. Nathan Rousseau engages readers with personal examples and those drawn from wider society. Each chapter covers leading thinkers and critical concepts, and chapters build on each other to helps readers acquire a holistic view of society and their role in it. This concise book is an ideal introduction to the sociological imagination....

Contemporary Introduction to Sociology
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Contemporary Introduction to Sociology


  • Author : Jeffrey C. Alexander
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317264996


Contemporary Introduction to Sociology Book Description :

The first edition of A Contemporary Introduction to Sociology was the first truly new introductory sociology textbook in decades. Written by two leading sociologists at the cutting edge of theory and research, the text reflected the idioms and interests of contemporary American life and global social issues. The second edition continues to invite students to reflect upon their lives within the context of the combustible leap from modern to postmodern life. The authors show how culture is central to understanding many world problems as they challenge readers to confront the risks and potentialities of a postmodern era in which the futures of both the physical and social environment seem uncertain. As culture rapidly changes in the 21st century, the au...

Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology


  • Author : OpenStax College
  • Publisher : Chegg
  • Release Date : 2012-06
  • Genre: Sociology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1938168011


Introduction to Sociology Book Description :

"Introduction to Sociology was written by teams of sociology professors and writers and peer-reviewed by college instructors nationwide. The textbook was developed for OpenStax College as part of its Open Educational Resources initiative. This free online text meets standard scope and sequence requirements and incorporates current events such as the Occupy Wall Street movement. The text is designed for the Introduction to Sociology course at any two- to four-year school."--BC Campus website....

Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology


  • Author : George Ritzer
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-08-28
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483380872


Introduction to Sociology Book Description :

Join the conversation with one of sociology’s best-known thinkers. The Third Edition of Introduction to Sociology, thoroughly revised and updated, continues to show students the relevance of the introductory sociology course to their lives. While providing a rock-solid foundation, George Ritzer illuminates traditional sociological concepts and theories, as well as some of the most compelling contemporary social phenomena: globalization, consumer culture, the Internet, and the “McDonaldization” of society. As technology flattens the globe, students are challenged to apply a sociological perspective to their world, and to see how “public” sociologists are engaging with the critical issues of today....

An Introduction to Sociology

An Introduction to Sociology


  • Author : Ken Browne
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745650074


An Introduction to Sociology Book Description :

Thoroughly revised and fully updated, this fourth edition of An Introduction to Sociology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to sociology, without oversimplifying or passing over the important and exciting insights sociology has to offer. Building on the book's existing achievements, Ken Browne has restructured the fourth edition to focus on the core issues in sociology considered in introductory courses, covering all the substantive topics and many of the options specified by the main ......

An Introduction to Sociology
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An Introduction to Sociology


  • Author : Pamela Abbott
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-02-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134382446


An Introduction to Sociology Book Description :

This third edition of this best-selling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern. Completely revised, this edition includes: new chapters on sexuality and the media additional material on race and ethnicity, disability and the body many new international and comparative examples the influence of theories of globalization and post-colonial studies. In addition, the theoretical elements have also been fully rethought in light of recent developments in social theory. Written by three experienced teachers and examiners, this book gives students of sociology and women's studies an access...