This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by presenting a timely collection of theories, research, and examples-including its signature first-person accounts that open many chapters. “Lived experiences” represented in these opening vignettes accurately mirror the richne... more
Chapter-opening “lived experiences” capture students' interest with such topics as bullying and suicide on campus, learning the ropes in college, and identity and multi-ethnicity on college campuses.
Numbered Learning Objectives (eight to ten per chapter) are listed at the beginning of each chapter... more
A new chapter-opening spread has been added to each chapter, including a striking new photo to capture students' interest and engage them in the material. A fresh new design and a new photo program also reinvigorate this popular text.
This edition highlights topics ranging from popular culture icon... more