ACP INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY- BAYLOR

Diana Kendall

Published by Wadsworth Publishing
ISBN 10: 1305001427 / ISBN 13: 9781305001428
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Synopsis: Acclaimed in the field of sociology for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, this best-selling comprehensive text highlights the relevance of sociology by including a timely collection of theories, research, and examples, including its signature first-person accounts that open chapters and accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society itself while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout chapters. The author's vivid, inviting writing style; eye for the most compelling current examples; use of photo-essays and companion videos; thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism; and emphasis on trying out what you're learning will engage you and show you sociology's relevance to your life.

About the Author: Diana Kendall is Professor of Sociology at Baylor University, where she has been recognized as an Outstanding Professor. She has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory (undergraduate and graduate), Sociology of Medicine, Sociology of Law, and Race, Class, and Gender. Previously, she enjoyed many years of teaching sociology and serving as chair of the Social and Behavioral Science Division at Austin Community College. Dr. Kendall's areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory and the sociology of medicine. Her textbooks include SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS (Cengage Learning, 2016), THE POWER OF GOOD DEEDS: PRIVILEGED WOMEN AND THE SOCIAL REPRODUCTION OF THE UPPER CLASS (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), MEMBERS ONLY: ELITE CLUBS AND THE PROCESS OF EXCLUSION (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), and FRAMING CLASS: MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF WEALTH AND POVERTY IN AMERICA, 2nd Edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Actively involved in national and regional sociological associations, she is a member of the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the Southwestern Sociological Association. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

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Title: ACP INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY- BAYLOR
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Binding: Paperback
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