Global Sociology: Introducing Five Contemporary Societies

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This text is designed for introductory sociology courses, and looks at six different cultures, bringing a cross-cultural perspective into the basic course.

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Linda Schneider is Professor of Sociology at SUNY - Nassau Community College. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University. Prof. Schneider has for many years enjoyed teaching Introductory Sociology and has long been involved in activities related to undergraduate instruction. She has published in the ASA journal Teaching Sociology, contributed to panels about teaching at conferences of the Eastern Sociological Society, the Community College Humanities Association, the Community College General Education Association and the American Association of Community Colleges. Prof. Schneider has directed several grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and the National Science Foundation for multidisciplinary and global curriculum development.

Arnold Silverman is Professor of Sociology at Nassau Community College of the State University of New York. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Professor Silverman has published widely and his articles appear in the American Sociological Review, Built Environment, Contemporary Sociology, Social Service Review and elsewhere. He is the co-author of CHOSEN CHILDREN, a longitudinal study of American adopting families. Professor Silverman has also been active in efforts to improve the quality of undergraduate instruction. He co-directed a faculty development effort financed by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education to encourage active learning in undergraduate teaching. He has been chair of the Eastern Sociological Society's Committee on Community Colleges and he is currently the coordinator of Nassau Community College's Freshman Learning Communities program.

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