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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205096565ISBN-13 9780205096565
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205096549ISBN-13 9780205096541
Author(s): James M. Henslin
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 768
Description

A Down-to-Earth Approach James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology, with his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style that highlight the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, he shares with readers his passion for sociology. In addition to this trademark down-to-earth approach, other distinctive features include: comparative perspectives, the globalization of capitalism, visual Presentations of Sociology. Teaching & Learning Experience

  •     Theoretical Approach - Balanced approach; relevant theories are discussed in each chapter.

  •     Critical Thinking Framework - Learning Objectives & Questions on each page reinforce key concepts and build critical thinking skills.

  •     Engaging Students - Personal narrative with international field researcher perspective invite students on a sociological journey.

  •     Diversity Coverage - Global, national, and personal material combine to present a complete view of the world

  •     Unique Feature - Quantitative research in each chapter is tied to a 'living data' activity in MySocLab. The allows students to practice quantitative literacy and explore data on a deeper level.

  •     Teaching Tool Highlights -

  • Note: MySocLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySocLab, please visit: www.mysoclab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySocLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205252281 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205252282

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