Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World
by Steven E. Barkan
Publisher: Flat World Knowledge 2011
Number of pages: 771
This text aims to present not only a sociological understanding of society but also a sociological perspective on how to improve society. In this regard, the book demonstrates sociology's relevance for today's students who want to make a difference in the world beyond them.
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by Alan Wolfe - University of California Press
This book presents twenty-two sociological essays which form a surprising portrait of America in the throes of change. Michael Schudson's chapter on the media and Bart Landry's piece on racism provide the high points of the collection.
by Steven E. Barkan - lardbucket.org
This book offers a sociological understanding of today's social problems and of possible solutions to these problems. Readers of this book will find many examples of how social problems have been improved and of strategies that hold great potential.
by Kevin Kelly - Basic Books
This book is an accessible explanation of why the coming years will probably be the Age of Biology, and what this will mean to most every aspect of our society. Kelly is a guide who explains the implications of this rapidly evolving revolution.
by Richard Muench, Neil J. Smelser - University of California Press
With the increasing focus on the concept of culture by sociologists, there is now a need for developing theoretical perspectives on this issue. The authors have answered this call, adding new insight to the debate over culture and its definition.