Loose Leaf for Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260153798

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 3122

Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful student-friendly program includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. The approachable material encourages students to develop their sociological imaginations and start to think like a sociologist. Paired with Connect, a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology's three theoretical frameworks to the world around them.

Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Tenth Edition

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0078051746

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Sociology

A Brief Introduction 11e Loose Leaf

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259573192

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 4119

Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful franchise includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. Paired with a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology’s three theoretical frameworks to the world around them.

LooseLeaf for Sociology: A Brief Introduction

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259425585

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 1570

Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful, student-friendly program includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. The approachable material encourages students to develop their sociological imaginations and start to think like a sociologist. Paired with Connect, a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology’s three theoretical frameworks to the world around them.

Sociology: A Brief Introduction Loose Leaf

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078027109

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 6896

Sociology: A Brief Introduction invites students to take sociology with them in their daily lives. This successful franchise includes strong coverage of race, ethnicity, and globalization. Paired with a personal and adaptive learning experience, students learn to apply sociology’s three theoretical frameworks to the world around them. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

Mass Media Revolution

Author: J. Charles Sterin,Tameka Winston

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315311798

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 540

View: 8811

Now in its Third Edition, Mass Media Revolution remains a dynamic guide to the world of mass media, enhancing its readers’ development as critical consumers. The text employs a storytelling narrative style and integrated, chapter-specific digital material, providing a seamless learning experience. It features a wealth of expanded content—with particular attention to diversity in the media industry, reality TV, ethics and social media, and the evolution of online journalism. Chapter content, both print and online, is aligned to the ACEJMC national academic standards. Along with student video resources, this text includes an accompanying instructor resource manual and Power Point slides. All supplementary materials can be found at massmediarev.com.

Sociology

Author: Schaefer

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259002557

Category:

Page: N.A

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Overview: The ninth edition of Richard T. Schaefer's Sociology: A Brief Introduction providesstudents with a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of sociology. Students learn tothink critically about society and their own lives from a wide range of classical andcontemporary perspectives. Combining balanced coverage of theory with currentresearch findings, examples that students can relate to, and abundant learning aids andexercises, the new edition continues to encourage the development of sociologicalimagination. New to the edition is the inclusion of an adaptive diagnostic tool andinteractivities to help students master key concepts.

A Concise Introduction to Logic

Author: Patrick J. Hurley,Lori Watson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514780

Category: Education

Page: 736

View: 6526

Unsurpassed for its clarity and comprehensiveness, A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC is the #1 introductory logic textbook on the market. In this 13th Edition, Patrick Hurley and new co-author Lori Watson continue to build upon the tradition of a lucid, focused, and accessible presentation of the basic subject matter of both informal and formal logic. How Logical Are You? features connect a section's content to real-life scenarios pertinent to students' lives, using everyday examples to translate new notions and terms into concepts to which readers unfamiliar with the subject matter can relate. Living Logic, a new digital activity, allows students to apply the skills they learn to a real-world problem. The text's extensive, carefully sequenced exercises guide students toward greater proficiency with the skills they are learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Making Sense of the Social World

Methods of Investigation

Author: Daniel F. Chambliss,Russell K. Schutt

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452217718

Category: Social Science

Page: 325

View: 9492

"Making Sense of the Social World, Fourth Edition is an engaging and student-friendly introduction to social research for students who need to understand methodologies and results, but who may never conduct research themselves. It provides a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques throughout. All essential elements of social research methods are covered, including validity, causation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and techniques of analysis. Additionally, it is written in a less formal style to make concepts more accessible to students, and it includes wide-ranging, practical exercises drawn from every experience to help students get hands-on with the material."--pub. desc.

Our Social World

Introduction to Sociology

Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine,Keith A. Roberts,Kathleen Odell Korgen

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506362087

Category: Social Science

Page: 664

View: 5437

Inspire your students to develop their sociological imaginations in Our Social World. Focused on deep learning rather than memorization, this book encourages readers to analyze, evaluate, and apply information about the social world; to see the connection between the world and personal events from a new perspective; and to confront sociological issues on a day-to-day basis. Organized around the "Social World Model”, a conceptual framework used across chapters to see the complex links between various micro- to macro-levels of the social system, students will develop the practice of using three levels of analysis, and to view sociology as an integrated whole, rather than a set of discrete subjects.

Sociology Matters

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: 9780073528250

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

View: 8173

Richard T. Schaefer's Sociology Matters is a concise introduction to the discipline of sociology. Its straightforward style, streamlined design, and highly focused coverage make it the perfect affordable, ultra brief, introductory text for instructors who use a variety of materials in their course.

Seeing Sociology: An Introduction

Author: Joan Ferrante

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480465

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 1509

Offering instructors complete flexibility, SEEING SOCIOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION, 3rd Edition combines up-to-the-minute coverage with an easy-to-manage approach featuring brief, self-contained modules in each chapter that instructors can assign based on the needs of their class. The Third Edition includes such contemporary topics as globalization’s connection to technology and gay rights, the anti-aging industry, and The Affordable Care Act, and many others, reflecting the latest developments in the field. Extremely student-friendly and engaging, the text continues to make photos an integral part of the learning process-resulting in a stronger, more memorable learning experience for students. The new “What Do Sociologists See?” feature includes a sociologist's insights on everyday images, showing students how sociological concepts can be applied to daily life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology

Author: Richard T. Schaefer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

ISBN: 9780071310468

Category:

Page: 567

View: 5357

The new edition of Sociology helps students take Sociology with them on campus, in their careers, and in their communities. While still maintaining its well-balanced coverage of the 3 perspectives, this new revision has a strong focus on encouraging students to think about their world with a sociological imagination. Through its strong coverage of globalization, race and ethnicity, careers in sociology, and current topics like mass media and social policy, Sociology provides students with knowledge they can use at school, at work, in their neighborhoods, and in the global community.

Investigating Social Problems

Author: A. Javier Trevino

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506348513

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

View: 3026

A. Javier Treviño, working with a panel of experts, thoroughly examines all aspects of social problems, providing a contemporary and authoritative introduction to the field. Each chapter is written by a specialist on that particular topic and the unique, contributed format ensures that the research and examples provided are the most current and relevant available. The text is framed around three major themes: intersectionality (the interplay of race, ethnicity, class, and gender), the global scope of many problems, and how researchers take an evidence-based approach to studying problems.

Sociology: A Global Perspective

Author: Joan Ferrante

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495390917

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 5256

Sociology: A Global Perspective, 7/e introduces you to the concepts and theories of sociology, demonstrates how they can be used to think about the most significant and pressing global issues of our day, and uses powerful visual images to illustrate their impact on individuals, local communities, and society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

You May Ask Yourself

An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist

Author: Dalton Conley

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393674187

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 9853

The bestselling "untextbook" gets students thinking like sociologists

Organizational Behavior: A Practical, Problem-Solving Approach

Author: Angelo Kinicki,Mel Fugate

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259212599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 1887

This powerhouse author team brings their award-winning teaching styles, research, and professional consulting experience to help students’ better understand and use Organizational Behavior to flourish both professionally and personally. Kinicki/Fugate, Organizational Behavior, 1e uses a conversational writing style with a visually engaging layout to appeal to todays student. This provides a “chunking” of the content and introduces students to what they are about to learn through a “Major Question/Bigger Picture.” To bring the concepts through to application, Kinicki/Fugate 1e employs a problem-solving approach. This is presented through the “Problem-Solving Applications” (30 total boxed items appearing throughout each chapter) that present a business situation. Students work through these scenarios in the “Your Call” feature—a three-step problem solving approach. These are designed to help students apply concepts and strengthen their problem-solving skills. The self-assessments are integrated in the content as well as assignable in Connect through the Interactive Application Self-Assessment tool. These have been hand picked and researched by the author team to ensure quality and research-based assessments. With this Self-Assessment tool, students will be able to immediately assess personal characteristics related to Organizational Behavior concepts being discussed in class.

Your Health Today

Choices in a Changing Society Loose Leaf Edition

Author: Michael Teague

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077780531

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

View: 4163

It’s not just Personal! Your Health Today teaches personal health from a truly inclusive and socially responsible perspective. While each of us has a unique set of individual characteristics that shape our health, other environmental factors have an impact on our well being too. Your Health Today incorporates the individual, interpersonal, and broader social factors that affect our health, acting as a guide for healthy living in college and beyond.