Synopses & Reviews
The intro textbook that keeps students readingPraised for its writing style that reads like a book you d pore over at the corner cafe, this best-selling core text starts in a familiar place-the everyday world-and then introduces sociological concepts and institutions as they impact the student s daily existence. Full of vivid, real-world examples and touching personal vignettes, this text offers a solid introduction to basic sociological concepts and helps students realize their role in constructing, planning, maintaining, and fixing society.New and Proven FeaturesRevised discussions of race relations and racial inequality integrate the Obama election and presidency.The current economic recession is highlighted in discussions of the economy, particularly in Chapter 10.Micro-Macro Connections help students better understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society.Revised examples from American subcultures draw students into content relevant to their lives.Cross-cultural examples and discussions of globalization show students how their lives are affected by our increasingly global society.All statistical information has been updated.AncillariesA companion Web site at www.pineforge.com/newman8e includes: Password-protected instructor resources including a test bank of sortable multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions; chapter summaries and outlines; synopses of readings; PowerPoint slides for each chapter; class exercises and discussion topics; and supplementary teaching resources such as exhibits, learning outcomes, and an annotated bibliography for teaching Introductory Sociology.Open-access student materials including chapter-specific interactive self-quizzes, vocabulary e-flashcards, and a Learning from SAGE Journal Articles feature. Also included are audio files from NPR s This American Life with discussion questions; video clips from PBS Frontline, photo essays, resource files, and recommended websites.Intended Audience
Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life, Eighth Edition is intended for use in Introductory Sociology courses.
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The Eighth edition of David Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life once again invites students into the world of sociological thought. Sociology encourages students to think less about the next test and more about how the subject applies to their everyday lives.
In addition to updated coverage and fresh examples, this edition features revamped Micro-Macro Connections that have been even further honed to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society.
The Eighth Edition of David Newman's Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life once again invites students to an engaging and fresh discussion of sociological thought. The author's mission is to encourage students to see the relationship of sociology to their everyday lives. The Obama election and presidency illuminate the analysis of race relations and inequality and today's headlines on the economic crisis are connected to socioeconomic concepts. In addition to updated coverage and fresh examples, this edition features revamped Micro-Macro Connections that have been even further honed to help students understand the link between individual lives and the structure of society.Explore the discounted bundles available for this core text. Our bundle prices are lower than the prices of many other intro texts alone