Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Core Concepts (3rd Edition)

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<>Adapted from Henslin's best-selling comprehensive text, Core Concepts provides in-depth coverage of ten high-priority topics that are the foundation of many introductory sociology courses. This unique paperback offers a concise and economical format without sacrificing depth of coverage. Unlike a "brief" or "essentials" text, the ten chapters that make up Core Concepts are not edited down from a longer book. Instead, they provide full coverage of those topics that instructors emphasize the most in a one-semester or one-term introductory sociology course. And like Henslin's other texts, it features the author's familiar "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style that highlight the sociology of everyday life. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin shares with readers a passion for sociology unmatched by any other introductory text.

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Sociology is the study of society and human behavior; it examines and attempts to understand our social worlds. Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Core Concepts provides an in-depth look at the ten major topics that are the foundation of many introductory sociology courses. Come learn more about the world around us.

 

Table of Contents

1. The Sociological Perspective

2. Culture

3. Socialization

4. Social Structure and Social Interaction

5. Social Groups

6. Deviance and Social Control

7. Social Stratification

8. Sex and Gender

9. Race and Ethnicity

10. Marriage and Family

 

 

 

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Study Guide

Includes successful study strategies, a glossary of words to know, chapter summaries, learning objectives, key terms and people, and student projects. Practice tests with multiple choice, true/ false, short answer, matching, and essay questions help students prepare for quizzes and exam.

 

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About the Author:

James M. Henslin, who was born in Minnesota, graduated from high school and junior college in California and from college in Indiana. Awarded scholarships, he earned his Master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After this, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, and spent a year studying how people adjust to the suicide of a family member. His primary interests in sociology are the sociology of everyday life, deviance, and international relations. Among his numerous books is Down-to-Earth Sociology: Introductory Readings (Free Press), now in its twelfth edition. This book of readings reflects some of these sociological interests. He has also published widely in sociology journals, including Social Problems and American Journal of Sociology.

While a graduate student, Jim Henslin taught at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. After completing his doctorate, he joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, where he is Professor Emeritus of Sociology. He says, “I’ve always found the introductory course enjoyable to teach. I love to see students’ faces light up when they first glimpse the sociological perspective and begin to see how society has become an essential part of how they view the world.”

Henslin enjoys reading and fishing. His two favorite activities are writing and traveling. He especially enjoys visiting and living in other cultures, for this brings him face to face with behaviors and ways of thinking that he cannot take for granted, experiences that “make sociological principles come alive.”

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