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Discover Sociology - Interactive eBook

Fourth Edition


January 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

This interactive eBook includes access to SAGE Premium Video and much more!

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This dynamic interactive eBook goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking, giving you access to SAGE Premium Video—curated and produced specifically for Discover Sociology, Fourth Edition. Read your mobile-friendly eBook and access SAGE Premium Video and multimedia tools anywhere, anytime across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia features, including:

  • VIDEO: Boost learning and bolster analysis with SAGE Premium Video! Recapping the fundamentals in every chapter, each video activity is paired with chapter learning objectives and tied to assessment via SAGE coursepacks, offering an engaging approach that appeals to diverse learners.
  • AUDIO: Listen to engaging podcasts and audio resources that supplement and enrich key points within the text.
  • REFERENCE AND JOURNAL ARTICLES: Access articles from SAGE’s influential journals, handbooks, and encyclopedias that offer important background and exposure to seminal work in your field of study.
  • OFFLINE READING: Using the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform, download your book to a personal computer and read it offline.
  • SOCIAL SHARING AND FOLLOWING: Share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and “follow” friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights.
  • ONLINE CONTENT: Access more online content via links to important data, relevant background, and profiles that enrich key concepts in the text.
  • SAGE COURSE OUTCOMES: Track and measure student success. Crafted with specific course outcomes in mind and vetted by advisors in the field, SAGE course outcomes clearly define and benchmark the knowledge and skills students are expected to achieve upon completion of your course. See how outcomes tie in with this book’s chapter-level objectives.

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
Chapter 1: Discover Sociology
 
Chapter 2: Discover Sociological Research
 
Chapter 3: Culture and Mass Media
 
Chapter 4: Socialization and Social Interaction
 
Chapter 5: Groups, Organizations, and Bureaucracies
 
Chapter 6: Deviance and Social Control
 
Chapter 7: Social Class and Inequality in the United States
 
Chapter 8: Global Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality
 
Chapter 9: Race and Ethnicity
 
Chapter 10: Gender and Society
 
Chapter 11: Families and Society
 
Chapter 12: Education and Society
 
Chapter 13: Religion and Society
 
Chapter 14: The State, War, and Terror
 
Chapter 15: Work, Consumption, and the Economy
 
Chapter 16: Health and Medicine
 
Chapter 17: Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
 
Chapter 18: Social Movements and Social Change
 
Glossary
Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • SAGE course outcomes help you track and measure student success. Crafted with specific course outcomes in mind and vetted by advisors in the field, SAGE course outcomes clearly define and benchmark the knowledge and skills students are expected to achieve upon completion of your course. See how outcomes tie in with this book’s chapter-level objectives
  • A new “Discover and Debate” feature focuses on public controversies, and models evidence-based arguments and a respectful exchange of ideas.
  • Discover Intersections features illustrate a key sociological insight: how race, class, gender, and other statuses often combine to shape our life chances and the organization of power in society.
  • Updated social indicators bring in the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Pew Research Center.
  • New openers and essay boxes show the sociological significance of interesting contemporary issues and controversies.
  • The “What can I do with a sociology degree?” feature has been revised to reflect greater gender, geographic, age, and career diversity.

 

KEY FEATURES:

  • Eye-catching and compelling chapter openers and What Do You Think? questions draw students into the sociological mindset with timely and engaging material designed to ignite lively classroom discussion.
  • Private Lives, Public Issues boxes illustrate the relationship between individual lives and the social forces that shape them.
  • Inequality Matters boxes examine a crucial theme in sociology—power—and offer students a critical perspective on how power is distributed, reproduced, and exercised in society. 
  • Behind the Numbers boxes help students become critical consumers of information by giving them the opportunity to look critically at statistical information on social problems such as unemployment and poverty.
  • Global Society boxes help students to develop a fuller understanding of their lives, communities, and country in an interconnected, interdependent, and multicultural international environment—and to see how other countries around the world are experiencing societal changes and challenges.
  • The What Can I Do With a Sociology Degree? feature links the skills learned in sociology to specific occupational fields and job titles.
 

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