New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Presented in an informal, conversational style, Sociology: Looking through the Window of the World features fifteen brief, focused chapters based on family, government, economic, religion, and education.
Written by instructors with over fifty years of student-oriented, interactive teaching experience, the NEW seventh edition of Sociology: Looking through the Window of the World:
- Is divided into three sections: 1) The Framework that provides the framework to develop the students’ sociological thinking skills; 2) The Curtains and the Valances discusses collective behavior, deviance, social stratification, minorities, and population and ecology; 3) The View Via the Institutions discusses the structure, functions and trends for each of the basic institutions of government, economy, religion, education and the family.
- Includes an accompanying website with online quizzes, interactive flash cards, “What About Me” learning laboratory, and more.
- Features “Quick Glances” and “Thinking Sociology” vignettes that provide immediate reinforcement for text material and critical thinking questions pertaining to text material.
- Incorporates cross-cultural information as part of explanations and examples rather than making the information “different” or “not important” through boxes and readings.
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