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Sociology The Essentials

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ISBN-10: 0495092975

ISBN-13: 9780495092971

Edition: 4th 2007

Authors: Jan Abu-Shakrah, Margaret L. Andersen, Howard F. Taylor

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By Jan Abu-Shakrah of Portland Community College. This student study tool contains brief chapter outlines, chapter focus sections, questions to guide your reading, a list of key terms and key people with page references to the text, detailed chapter outlines, "Writing about Society" exercises, practice tests consisting of 20-25 multiple choice questions, 10-15 true-false questions, 3-5 essay questions, 2-3 InfoTrac exercises, and 2-3 Internet exercises. All multiple-choice and true-false questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Margaret L. Andersen (B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware, where she has also served in several senior administrative positions, including most recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity. She holds secondary appointments in Black American Studies and Women and Gender Studies. She is the author of several books, including (among others) THINKING ABOUT WOMEN, recently published in its tenth edition; the best-selling anthology, RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins, now in its ninth edition); LIVING ART: THE…    

Howard F. Taylor has taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, and Princeton University, where he is presently Professor of Sociology and former director of the African American Studies Center. He has published over fifty articles in sociology, education, social psychology, and race relations. His books include THE IQ GAME (Rutgers University Press), a critique of hereditarian accounts of intelligence; BALANCE IN SMALL GROUPS (Van Nostrand Reinhold), translated into Japanese; and the forthcoming RACE AND CLASS AND THE BELL CURVE IN AMERICA. He has appeared widely before college, radio, and TV audiences, including ABC's NIGHTLINE. Past president of the Eastern…    

Sociological Perspectives and Sociological Research
Socialization and the Life Course
Social Interaction and Social Structure
Groups and Organizations
Deviance and Crime
Social Class and Social Stratification
Global Stratification
Race and Ethnicity
Families and Religion
Education and Health Care
Politics and the Economy
Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
Social Change and Social Movements