Synopses & Reviews
If, as many of us believe, the teaching agenda of the millenium is to connect for our students the lived experiences of real people to the structured world of social institutions and spaces, then the Newman book is THE text to use to achieve this teaching goal. Bernice Pescosolido, Chancellor Professor of Sociology, Indiana University FEATURES OF THIS WONDERFUL NEW EDITION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING... *Using more cross-cultural examples, Newman effectively shows students how their lives are linked to, and affected by, our increasingly global society. *Additional research illustrations, visual essays, micro-macro connections and examples have been added, making the book even more meaningful to today's students. *Statistics and examples have been updated and refreshed throughout the book, keeping it current and accessible. *An Internet component has been incorporated into several of the 'Your Turn' exercises.
This revised and updated edition of the acclaimed and innovative Sociology continues to help students to see and think sociologically; to learn how todo' sociology; and to add enthusiasm for the subject. David Newman effectively shows how our lives are linked to, and affected by, our increasingly global society. New to the Third Edition are: more cross-cultural examples; additional research illustrations and visual essays; micro-macro connections; an Internet component in many of the 'Your Turn' exercises
Throughout, statistics and examples have been updated and refreshed, keeping this superlative introduction to sociology current and accessible.