Sociology in Our Times

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Author : Diana Kendall


704 Pages  Hardcover 

9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2007

©2013, Published


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This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by including a timely collection of theories, research, and examples--including its signature first-person accounts that open chapters. Experiences represented in these opening vignettes accurately mirror the richness and comple... more


The applications-oriented Sociology Works! feature shows how sociological theories and research continue to enhance our understanding of contemporary social issues and our interactions in everyday life. Topics covered include: "Goffman's Stigmatization Theory and Contemporary Homelessness" (new to C... more

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New and updated chapter-opening "lived experiences" (and consequently, chapter themes) capture students' interest with such topics as bullying and suicide on campus (Chapter 2); learning the ropes in college (Chapter 4); the political uprising in Egypt (Chapter 9); and identity and multi-ethnicity o... more