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This cutting-edge, applied book highlights the relevance of sociology by including a diverse collection of theories, research, and "lived experiences" that accurately mirror the diversity in society itself. The author's vivid, applied, personal writing style engages students, and activates compelling everyday examples that make sociology particularly relevant to diverse students. A social issue or application opens each chapter and provides various topics for boxes, features, and examples that are carried throughout the entire chapter. Kendall's text is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues; as well as for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, which includes diverse theoretical viewpoints such as feminist and postmodernist theory. Kendall shows students that sociology involves important questions and issues that they confront both personally and vicariously.
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Diana Kendall received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Her areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory, race/class/gender studies, and the sociology of medicine. In addition to Sociology in Our Times, she is the author of The Power of Good Deeds: Privileged Women and the Social Reproduction of the Upper Class (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002). Diana is currently a sociology professor at Baylor University, where she has taught a variety of courses, including introduction to sociology, sociological theory (undergraduate and graduate), sociology of medicine, and race, class, and gender. She is actively involved in national and regional sociological associations, including the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the Southwestern Sociological Association.
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