ISBN 9780495096566,Sociology In Our Times: The Essentials

Sociology In Our Times: The Essentials


Diana Kendall


Cengage Learning



Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780495096566

ISBN-10 0495096563

Paper Back

Number of Pages 600 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Sharpen your sociological skills . . . connect with sociology . . . and master the concepts with Kendall's expert guidance Vivid and compelling, Kendall's text uses real-life stories and unique Lived Experiences to introduce you to the study of sociology. Kendall takes you on an exciting journey that lets you experience sociological theory and research and see for yourself how it can be applied to everyday life and to the pressing social issues we face. As you explore body image, poverty, suicide, Hurricane Katrina and the war in Iraq, you'll see the relevance of sociology to your own life-and, you'll see how accurately the book's real-life stories mirror the diversity in society. Plus, Kendall presents ideas on how you can get involved and effect social change