Sociology: In Modules
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Sociology: In Modules

Richard T. Schaefer, DePaul University

ISBN: 0078026776
Copyright year: 2011

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Sociology
    Module 1: What Is Sociology?
    Module 2: The Development of Sociology
    Module 3: Major Theoretical Perspectives
    Module 4: Taking Sociology with You
Chapter 2: Sociological Research
    Module 5: What Is the Scientific Method?
    Module 6: Major Research Designs
    Module 7: Ethics of Research
    Module 8: Developments of Methodology
Chapter 3: Culture
    Module 9: What Is Culture?
    Module 10: Development of Culture Around the World
    Module 11: Cultural Variation
    Module 12: Elements of Culture
Chapter 4: Socialization and the Life Course
    Module 13: The Role of Socialization
    Module 14: The Self and Socialization through the Life Course
    Module 15: Agents of Socialization
Chapter 5: Social Interaction, Social Structure, and Groups
    Module 16: Social Interaction and Social Structure
    Module 17: Social Structure in Global Perspective
    Module 18: Understanding Groups
    Module 19: Understanding Organizations
Chapter 6: The Mass Media
    Module 20: Sociological Perspectives on the Media
    Module 21: The Audience
    Module 22: The Media’s Global Reach
Chapter 7: Deviance and Social Control
    Module 23: Social Control
    Module 24: What Is Deviance?
    Module 25: Crime
Chapter 8: Stratification and Social Mobility in the United States
    Module 26: Systems of Stratification
    Module 27: Stratification by Social Class
    Module 28: Poverty and Social Mobility
Chapter 9: Global Inequality
    Module 29: Stratification in the World System
    Module 30: Stratification within Nations: A Comparative Perspective
Chapter 10: Racial and Ethnic Inequality
    Module 31: Minority, Racial, and Ethnic Groups
    Module 32: Sociological Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity
    Module 33: Race and Ethnicity in the United States
Chapter 11: Stratification by Gender
    Module 34: Social Construction of Gender
    Module 35: Women: The Oppressed Majority
Chapter 12: Stratification by Age
    Module 36: Aging and Society
    Module 37: Aging Worldwide
    Module 38: Age Stratification in the United States
Chapter 13: The Family and Intimate Relationships
    Module 39: Global View of the family
    Module 40: Marriage and Family
    Module 41: Alternatives to Traditional Families
Chapter 14: Education
    Module 42: Sociological Perspectives on Education
    Module 43: Schools as Formal Organizations
Chapter 15: Religion
    Module 44: The Sociological Approach to Religion
    Module 45: World Religions
    Module 46: Religious Organizations
Chapter 16: Government and the Economy
    Module 47: Government, Power, and Authority
    Module 48: Political Behavior and Power in the United States
    Module 49: Economic Systems
    Module 50: Changing Economies
Chapter 17: Health and the Environment
    Module 51: Sociological Perspectives on Health
    Module 52: Social Epidemiology and Health
    Module 53: Health Care in the United States
    Module 54: Sociological Perspectives on the Environment
Chapter 18: Social Change in the Global Community
    Module 55: Social Movements
    Module 56: Social Change
    Module 57: Global Social Change

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