Sociology for the 21st Century, Census Update (5th Edition)

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Sociology for the 21st Century is the most accessible and valuable text for introductory sociology courses.

 

The book provides learning styles and strategies for more effective learning, and has a built-in study guide to help students focus their study time.

 

The Census Update program incorporates 2010 Census data into a course—simply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program include an updated census edition with all charts and graphs—to reflect the results of the 2010 Census. In addition, A Short Introduction to the U.S. Census is available and an updated MySearchLab.

 

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  • Improve Critical Thinking — Critical thinking questions in feature boxes and at the end of each chapter challenge students’ understanding of topics.
  • Engage Students — Exploration of learning styles and personalized study tips included.
  • Explore Theory — Three classic paradigms are discussed.
  • Understand Diversity — Comparative global perspectives integrated with discussions about the economy, politics, education, and religion.
  • Support Instructors - Written activities and assessment in MySearchLab offer instructors supplemental materials to help their students succeed.

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Tim Curry has created a rich array of memorable characters for both the screen and stage, most notably the role of the scientist in the Broadway and film versions of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He's won Tony Award(r) nominations for his roles in My Favorite Year and The Pirates of Penzance.

"Tim Curry" is Associate Professor of Sociology at The Ohio State University. He has taught introductory sociology for more than 20 years at Ohio State, from large classes of 300 students to honors classes of 25 students. He currently serves as the department's chair of Instructional Development. In addition to teaching Introductory Sociology, Dr. Curry, who earned his doctorate from the University of Washington, also teaches Sociology of Race, Class, and Gender in Mass Communications; Social Theory; American Society; and Sociology of Sport classes. Dr. Curry is a member of the American Sociological Association, among other association memberships. He has published more than 25 professional articles on the subjects of social psychology, sport and society, and visual sociology, as well as two books: "Sports: A Social Perspective" and "Introducing Visual Sociology."

"Robert Jiobu" has more than 20 years of teaching experience at several universities including California State University at Los Angeles, University of Southern California, and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He currently is Associate Professor of Sociology at The Ohio State University. He has taught introductory sociology to classes of 600 students and to honors classes of 25 students. In addition to teaching Introductory Sociology, he also teaches Racial and Ethnic Relations and Statistical Analysis, both at undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Jiobu, who earned a doctorate from the University of Southern California, is a member of the American Sociological Association as well as the Association for Asian American Studies. He has published more than 25 professional articles, mostly on racial and ethnicrelations, as well as three books: "Sports: A Social Perspective; Ethnicity and Assimilation; " and "Ethnicity and Inequality." Dr. Jiobu is currently writing a monograph on immigration and work.

"Kent Schwirian" is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and a faculty member of the College of Medicine and Public Health's Primary Care Research Institute at The Ohio State University. Dr. Schwirian's broad experience as a teacher and researcher at Ohio State imbue this textbook with both scholarly expertise and a deep commitment to creating student appreciation for sociology. Dr. Schwirian, who earned his Doctorate of Philosophy in Sociology at the University of Iowa, is author and coauthor of numerous articles and research monographs on social statistics, population studies, and other topics. He has taught large classes on Introductory Sociology and smaller classes on Urban Sociology, Human Ecology, and the Community. He has published three books: "Beyond Edge Cities, Comparative Urban Structure: Studies in the Ecology of Cities" and "Contemporary Topics in Urban Sociology." Dr. Schwirian is a member of the American Sociological Association, the Population Association of America, and the American Association of University Professors, in addition to numerous other professional memberships.

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