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Author : Nijole V. Benokraitis


400 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2010

©2014 , Published


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SOC3 is the second revision of the bestselling SOC title that was developed through a proven “student-tested, faculty-approved” approach. Complete with all the topics and coverage for the intro course, this book was created with considerable input from focus groups, surveys, and conversations with s... more


Helping students maximize their study time with a portable study tool, “Chapter in Review” tear-out Study Cards at the back of the Student Edition include ten student self-assessment Chapter Quiz questions per chapter, as well as midterm (Chapters 1-8) and final (Chapters 1-17) practice quiz cards. ...

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New to this Edition

More succinct and streamlined than ever, the Third Edition of SOC3 has been reduced from 18 to 16 chapters by combining Ch.14 Education and Ch.15 Religion as well as Ch. 11 Government/Politics and Ch. 12 Work/Economy.

An all-new chapter on Health and Technology significantly expands the book’s heal... more