ISBN 9780130280589,Sociology: The Study of Society

Sociology: The Study of Society



Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780130280589

ISBN-10 0130280585


Edition 46th
Number of Pages 1056 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

This up-to-date book stresses the impact of society on social arrangements and social behavior, and it emphasizes the interdependence of societies?which are increasingly influenced by international corporate capitalism and international government and non-government organizations. It uses a comparative and historical perspective to illustrate patterns of social change, and focuses on the economical/political arena as a dominant source of it. Chapter topics include the study of society; society and culture; urban and rural society; social stratification; ethnicity and social diversity; domination by gender and age; social organization and social interaction; political and economic institutions; religion and society; socializing new individuals into society; social control, deviance and crime; and social change, civil society, and individual responses. For individuals to gain a better understanding of social institutions and social behavior?using the basic concept of society.