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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205211542ISBN-13 9780205211548
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205181015ISBN-13 9780205181018
Author(s): William E. Thompson; Joseph V. Hickey
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 672
Description

Examining the role of mass media and information technology in contemporary society

This specially priced comprehensive introductory text emphasizes the increasing diversity and globalization of societies everywhere, and the special role of mass media and information technology in contemporary society.

What is the Pearson Census Update Edition?

The Census Update edition incorporates 2010 Census data into a course–simply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program are as follows:

  • Census Update Edition - Features fully updated data throughout the text–including all charts and graphs–to reflect the results of the 2010 Census. This edition also includes a reproduction of the 2010 Census Questionnaire for your students to explore in detail.

  • 2010 Census Update Primer - A brief seven-chapter overview of the Census, including important information about the Constitutional mandate, research methods, who is affected by the Census, and how data is used. Additionally, the primer explores key contemporary topics such as race and ethnicity, the family, and poverty. The primer can be packaged with any Pearson text at no additional cost, and is available via MySocLab, MySocKit, and MySearchLab. The primer can also be purchased standalone.

  • 2010 Census Update Primer Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank  - Includes explanations of what has been updated, in-class activities, homework activities associated with the MyLabs and MyKits, discussion questions for the primer, and test questions related to the primer.

  • MySocLab - Gives students the opportunity to explore the methods and data and apply the results in a dynamic interactive online environment. It includes:

  • primary source readings relevant to the Census

  • an online version of the 2010 Census Update Primer

  • a series of activities using 2010 Census results

  • video clips explaining and exploring the Census

  • *MySocLab access is not included with this eBook and may be purchased separately at www.mysoclab.com

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