Sociology: A Global Perspective

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Cengage Learning, 01.01.2014 - 432 Seiten
SOCIOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, Ninth Edition, introduces readers to the concepts and theories of sociology, demonstrates how those concepts and theories can be used to think about the most significant and pressing global issues of our day, and uses powerful visual images to illustrate their impact on individuals, local communities, and society.
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The Sociological Imagination With Emphasis on Globalization and Glocalization
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Sociological Perspectives and Methods of Research With Emphasis on Socially Assistive Robots ...
24
Culture With Emphasis on Transcultural Encounters and Exchanges
46
Socialization With Emphasis on InGroups and OutGroups
66
Social Structure and Social Interaction With Emphasis on Transnational Relationships in a Digital Age ...
90
Formal Organizations With Emphasis on Industrial Food
106
Deviance Conformity and Social Control With Emphasis on Mass Surveillance
126
Social Inequality With Emphasis on Social Mobility
150
Economics and Politics With Emphasis on India and Its IT Professionals
222
Family With Emphasis on the Aging Societies
248
Education With Emphasis on Social Reproduction in a Knowledge Economy
272
Religion With Emphasis on Religion as a Transnational Force
296
Population and Health Care With Emphasis on the US Health Care System
316
Social Change With Emphasis on Changing Environment
342
Key Concepts
366
References
377

Race With Emphasis on Social Construction
170
Gender and Sexualities With Emphasis on Gender Ideals
198

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Über den Autor (2014)

Joan Ferrante is a professor of sociology at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) as well as project director of the Campus Connect Student Philanthropy Project, which awards grants primarily to Kentucky and Ohio colleges and universities to support the integration of student philanthropy projects with academic coursework. In addition, Dr. Ferrante sponsors a Study Abroad Scholarship at NKU called "Beyond the Classroom." Open to any student who has used her introductory text (new or used), the scholarship annually awards funds to five students to support their studies outside the United States. Respected among instructors and students alike, Dr. Ferrante also is the author of Sociology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition and co-editor of The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

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