|Title||Our social world : Condensed version|
|Author||Jeanne H. Ballantine, Keith A. Roberts|
|Imprint||Los Angeles : Sage, |
|Descript||xxxii, 457 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm|
Part I. Understanding our social world: The scientific study of society : Sociology: A unique way to view the world -- Examining the social world: How do we know? -- Part II. Social structure, processes, and control -- Society and culture: Hardware and software of our social world -- Socialization: Becoming human and humane -- Interaction, groups, and organizations: Connections that work -- Deviance and social control: Sickos, weirdos, freaks, and folks like us -- Part III Inequality -- Stratification: Rich and famous-or rags and famine? -- Race and ethnic group stratification: Beyond "we" and "they" -- Gender stratification: She/he-who goes first? -- Part IV Institutions -- Family: Partner taking, people making, and contract breaking -- Education and religion: Answering "what?" and "why?" -- Politics and economics: Penetrating power and privilege -- Part V Social dynamics -- Population and health: Living on spaceship earth -- The Process of change: Can we make a difference?
|Political Science Library||301 B188O 2015||CHECK SHELVES|
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