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Think Marriages and Families, Census Update (12 Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

THINK Currency

THINK Relevancy 

THINK Marriages and Families

With an engaging visual design, 15 page chapters, and chapter openers about popular movies, THINK Marriages and Families is the Marriage and Family text your students will read.

 

THINK Marriages and Families is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work.

 

An engaging visual design developed with the benefit of extensive student feedback will appeal to your students and deliver the core concepts for the Marriage and Family course in a way that they can actually understand.

 

The groundbreaking instructor supplements package will help you bring the core concepts of Sociology to life, without burdening your students with heavy, too dense and too expensive learning solutions. 

 

Thinkspot, the text’s open access website, provides students with a large resource of tools to help them achieve a better grade.

 


 

What is the Pearson Census Update Program?

 

The Census Update edition incorporates 2010 Census data into a course—simply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program are as follows:

  • Census Update Edition - Features fully updated data throughout the text—including all charts and graphs—to reflect the results of the 2010 Census. This edition also includes a reproduction of the 2010 Census Questionnaire for your students to explore in detail.
  • 2010 Census Update Primer - A brief seven-chapter overview of the Census, including important information about the Constitutional mandate, research methods, who is affected by the Census, and how data is used. Additionally, the primer explores key contemporary topics such as race and ethnicity, the family, and poverty. The primer can be packaged with any Pearson text at no additional cost, and is available via MySocLab, MySocKit, and MySearchLab. The primer can also be purchased standalone.
    • 2010 Census Update Primer Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank  - Includes explanations of what has been updated, in-class activities, homework activities associated with the MyLabs and MyKits, discussion questions for the primer, and test questions related to the primer.
  • MySearchLab - Gives students the opportunity to explore the methods and data and apply the results in a dynamic interactive online environment. It includes:
    • primary source readings relevant to the Census
    • an online version of the 2010 Census Update Primer

Synopsis:

THINK Currency. THINK Relevancy. THINK Marriages and Families.

 

THINK Marriages and Families is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work.

 

An engaging visual design developed with extensive student feedback and 15 page chapters makes THINK Marriages and Families  the textbook your students will actually read. This student-friendly text delivers the core concepts of Marriages and Families in a way they can easily understand. A groundbreaking instructor supplements package is also included to help you bring the core concepts of Marriages and Families to life, without burdening your students with learning solutions that are too dense or expensive.

 

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.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize Learning — MySearchLab engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improve Critical Thinking — Chapter organization follows a three-step process that presents the topic, encourages students to think theoretically, and uncovers marriage in action.
  • Engage Students — Real life examples and discussions on how to apply in life engage students.
  • Explore Theory — Three main sociological paradigms are discussed visually through a theory info-graphic in every chapter.
  • Understand Diversity — Global comparisons are found in every chapter within a designated feature box.
  • Support Instructors - Written activities and assessment in MySearchLab offer instructors supplemental materials to help their students succeed.

Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205100295 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205100293

About the Author

Jenifer Kunz is a Professor of Sociology at West Texas A&M University where she has taught since 1993.  She currently serves as the Department Head for the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work.  She received her Ph.D. from Brigham Young University in 1994. She has made several scholarly presentations about the family on the national and international level and her articles and publications have appeared in many academic journals and books. Dr. Kunz has received numerous awards for teaching and has been an international visiting professor several times at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada for the Department of Sociology. She has also served as a consultant and a facilitator for various government and independent agencies. She is actively involved in the community and mentoring.  Dr. Kunz's areas of specialization include marriage and the family. She is a member of many professional associations and academic organizations that focus on the family. She has a special interest on the effects of divorce on children.

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1.) BRIEF

2.) COMPREHENSIVE


 

BRIEF

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205167609
Author:
Kunz, Jenifer
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110701
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.9 x 0.5 in 658 gr

Related Subjects

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History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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"Synopsis" by ,

THINK Currency. THINK Relevancy. THINK Marriages and Families.

 

THINK Marriages and Families is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work.

 

An engaging visual design developed with extensive student feedback and 15 page chapters makes THINK Marriages and Families  the textbook your students will actually read. This student-friendly text delivers the core concepts of Marriages and Families in a way they can easily understand. A groundbreaking instructor supplements package is also included to help you bring the core concepts of Marriages and Families to life, without burdening your students with learning solutions that are too dense or expensive.

 

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.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize Learning — MySearchLab engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
  • Improve Critical Thinking — Chapter organization follows a three-step process that presents the topic, encourages students to think theoretically, and uncovers marriage in action.
  • Engage Students — Real life examples and discussions on how to apply in life engage students.
  • Explore Theory — Three main sociological paradigms are discussed visually through a theory info-graphic in every chapter.
  • Understand Diversity — Global comparisons are found in every chapter within a designated feature box.
  • Support Instructors - Written activities and assessment in MySearchLab offer instructors supplemental materials to help their students succeed.

Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205100295 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205100293

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