Posts from the everyday sociology blog and traditional readings have been chosen for their relevance and readability; all are written in an engaging manner in order to engage students new to sociology and sociological thinking. A lively mix of traditional readings, blog posts, and activities to help students connect sociology to their own lives.
Everyday sociology reader combines classic and contemporary readings by sociologists and seeks to meet students where they are, offering observations on popular culture, news events, family life, and other aspects of everyday life. Each section of the book features three blog posts and two traditional readings, as well as discussion questions, research ideas, and essay suggestions so that students become not just active in the learning process, activities, but creators of sociological thinking as well.
The Real World Sixth Edition
The most relevant textbook for today’s students. The real world succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students know best―their own. Data workshops in every chapter give students a chance to apply theoretical concepts to their personal lives and actually do sociology. In every chapter, ferris and stein use examples from everyday life and pop culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to their relationships, jobs, and future goals.
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They will be led through the theories that underpin the discipline and familiarized with what it takes to undertake good sociological research. Touchstone Books. This major new textbook uses lively prose and a series of carefully-crafted pedagogical features to both introduce Sociology as a discipline and to help students realize how deeply sociological issues impact on their own lives.
. Over the book’s ten chapters, students discover what Sociology is, alongside its historical development and emergent new concerns. By contrast, discovering sociology has been carefully designed and developed as a true introduction, covering the key ideas and topics that first year undergraduate students need to engage with without sacrificing intellectual rigour.
Ultimately students will be led and inspired to develop their own sociological imagination – learning to question their own assumptions about the society, the culture and the world around them today. Historically, the majority of introductory Sociology textbooks have run to many hundreds of pages, discouraging students from further reading.
Introduction to Sociology Seagull Tenth Edition
Now supported by inquizitive, coverage of the best recent research, the Tenth Edition builds on the book’s long-standing strengths: emphasis on linking micro and macro sociology, and an exceptionally affordable price relative to other comprehensive texts. Touchstone Books. Each chapter in the tenth edition follows the same consistent four-part structure: First, the authors introduce the basic concepts before discussing sociological theory.
They then turn their attention to current research and finally wrap up by exploring unanswered questions that face sociologists today. This consistent, concept checks, thoughtful organization―coupled with learning objectives, and Big Picture concept maps―keeps students focused on the core concepts.
An affordable, no-nonsense introduction to sociology for today’s students. Introduction to sociology focuses only on what students need to know in order to master the sociological concepts taught in the introductory course. No writing, no broken pages.
You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking like a Sociologist Fifth Edition
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The "untextbook" that teaches students to think like sociologists. You may ask yourself gives instructors an alternative to the typical textbook by emphasizing the big ideas of the discipline. No writing, no broken pages.
Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Brief Edition
Adapted from David M. No writing, no broken pages. Rather than surveying every subfield in sociology, the Brief Edition focuses on the individual and society, the construction of self and society, and social inequality in the context of social structures. Touchstone Books. Newman’s best-selling sociology: exploring the architecture of Everyday Life, this briefer, streamlined version continues to show students how to see the "unfamiliar in the familiar, " inspiring them to think critically about their own lives and social contexts.
As in the full text, the author’s approachable writing style and lively personal anecdotes make the Brief Edition a text that "reads like a real book. It uses the metaphors of "architecture" and "construction" to help students understand that society is not something that exists "out there, formed, maintained, " independently of themselves; it is a human creation that is planned, or altered by individuals.
The Forest and the Trees: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise 3rd Ed.
New third edition! if sociology could teach everyone just one thing, what would it be? The Forest and the Trees is one sociologist's response to the hypothetical-the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in relation to it. No writing, no broken pages.
Temple University Press. This third edition features: * updated key references, data, framed around the power of sociology, and examples, and gay marriage to transgender and the Occupy Movement * A glossary of terms * The short essays in Chapter 6, from global warming, resources, Obama's election, dig beneath easy and popular understandings to reveal what lies beneath * An additional analysis of how men's violence is made invisible even though most violence is perpetrated by men * Chapter 7's focus on sociology as a worldview with an analysis of the origins of white privilege Touchstone Books.
You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking Like a Sociologist
No writing, no broken pages. Touchstone Books. Temple University Press. Used book in Good Condition. The “untextbook” that teaches students to think like a sociologist. You may ask yourself gives instructors an alternative to the typical textbook by emphasizing the “big ideas” of the discipline, and encouraging students to ask meaningful questions.
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Essentials of Sociology Sixth Edition
Innovative pedagogy promotes active reading and helps students master core sociological concepts. Temple University Press. This strong in-text pedagogical program is now supported by InQuizitive, Norton's new formative, adaptive learning tool. Used book in Good Condition. No writing, no broken pages. Touchstone Books.
Highlighting the macro social forces at work in our everyday lives, the authors move students beyond their individual experiences and cultivate their sociological imaginations. With a combination of up-to-the minute examples, cutting-edge research, and the latest available data, Essentials of Sociology gets students thinking sociologically about what they're seeing in the news and on their screens.
The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology Fifth Edition
Used book in Good Condition. In every chapter, our jobs, authors kerry ferris and Jill Stein use examples from everyday life and popular culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to our relationships, and our future goals. Touchstone Books. New to the fifth edition, two data Workshops in every chapter give students a chance to apply theoretical concepts to their personal lives and actually do sociology.
No writing, no broken pages. The most relevant textbook for today’s students. The real world succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students care about most―their own. Temple University Press.