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Mastering Sociology James Henslin

Mastering Sociology By James Henslin

Mastering Sociology by James Henslin


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A vibrant new learning program designed to engage students every step of the way with a modular approach and a dynamic digital experience. Mastering Sociology provides a friendly and accessible introduction to the discipline.

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Mastering Sociology by James Henslin

Get Closer. Your Course. Your Way. A vibrant new learning program designed to engage students every step of the way with a modular approach and a dynamic digital experience. Mastering Sociology provides a friendly and accessible introduction to the discipline. MySocLab for Mastering Sociology features engaging student learning experiences including an interactive eText, the New Core Concepts Video Series, and the New Social Explorer. This text is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. Teaching & Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MySocLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking- The author encourages students throughout the program to pause and consider how their own life experiences are influenced by society. This personal approach helps students think critically and make sociological connections to the world around them. Understand the Concepts - Designed as a modular program, chapters are divided into short and easy to read modules that begin with learning objectives and conclude with self-assessment. Engage Students- Each chapter contains student perspectives videos featuring students sharing their experiences and thoughts on sociological topics and issues. Explore Research - Social Explorer activities connect with topics from the text , engaging students with data visualizations, comparisons of change over time, and data localized to their communities. Support Instructors- MySocLab, Instructor's eText, Instructor's Manual, Test Item File, Electronic MyTest Test Bank, PowerPoint Presentation Slides, and Pearson Custom course material are available. 1256606014 / 9781256606017 Mastering Sociology Plus NEW MySocLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206530 / 9780205206537 NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 1256606006 / 9781256606000 Mastering Sociology

Mastering Sociology Reviews

Thank you to the following reviewers: Karen Done Coahoma Community College Karl Wielgus Anoka Ramsey Community College Dr. William Kimberlin Lorain County Community College Brooke Strahn-Koller Kirkwood Community College Connie Veldink Everett Community College Sara Fisch Scottsdale Community College Michele Marion paradise valley community college Marta Henriksen Central New Mexico Community College Patricia Gleich Pensacola State College Mona Scott Mesa Community College The writing is superb. Clarity is wonderful. It also covers a lot of ground without losing the reader. -Karl Wielgus, Anoka Ramsey Community College The writing is clear and engaging. The author speaks directly to the reader in a friendly and encouraging way. The concepts are explained well in a straightforward way, with good examples. -Connie Veldink, Everett Community College Not only is the writing style engaging, but the design contributes to engaging the reader. -Karen Done, Coahoma Community College I like how the chapters in the book are broken down into separate units and then grouped together. I think this allows the students to see what they can expect to learn throughout the course and the book, as well as making it easier to deliver the material to them. - Dr. William Kimberlin, Lorain County Community College

About James Henslin

James M. Henslin, who was born in Minnesota, graduated from high school and junior college in California and from college in Indiana. Awarded scholarships, he earned his Master's and doctorate degrees in sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After this, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, and spent a year studying how people adjust to the suicide of a family member. His primary interests in sociology are the sociology of everyday life, deviance, and international relations. Among his numerous books are Sociology: A-Down-to-Earth Approach (Allyn & Bacon, available in three versions); Social Problems (Allyn & Bacon); and Down-to-Earth Sociology: Introductory Readings (Free Press). He has also published widely in sociology journals, including Social Problems and American Journal of Sociology. While a graduate student, Jim Henslin taught at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. After completing his doctorate, he joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, where he is Professor Emeritus of Sociology. His two favorite activities are writing and traveling. He especially enjoys visiting and living in other cultures, for this brings him face to face with behaviors and ways of thinking that he cannot take for granted, experiences that make sociological principles come alive.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Sociological Perspective Chapter 1: The Sociological Perspective Chapter 2: Research and Theory in Sociology Chapter 3: Culture Chapter 4: Socialization Chapter 5: Social Structure and Social Interaction Chapter 6: Deviance and Social Control Part II: Social Inequality Chapter 7: Social Stratification Chapter 8: Race and Ethnicity Chapter 9: Sex and Gender Part III: Social Institutions Chapter 10: Politics and the Economy Chapter 11: Marriage and Family Chapter 12: Education and Religion Part IV: Social Change Chapter 13: Population and Urbanization Chapter 14: Social Change and the Environment

Additional information

CIN0205206743G
9780205206742
0205206743
Mastering Sociology by James Henslin
Used - Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
20140122
600
N/A
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