Sociology in Our Times

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495813915

Category: Social Science

Page: 768

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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 the chapter openers accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society itself while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout the chapters. The author's vivid, inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, eye for the most compelling current examples, and use of assignable photo-essays and companion video engages readers and further highlights sociology relevance to all students. Kendall's text is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113395717X

Category: Science

Page: 592

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Completely up to date and offering a succinct new presentation, Kendall’s SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES: THE ESSENTIALS, 9e uses real-life stories, told by the people who have lived them, as well as familiar themes such as the American Dream, body image, the environment, and fake news media to introduce you to the study of sociology and engage your sociological imagination--a vital resource you may not know you have. Kendall shows you how sociology is at work in our society and can be applied to everyday life and to the pressing social issues we face. Every chapter includes a guide to how you can make a positive difference in both your immediate and extended communities. A vibrant new interior design complements the text’s new coverage of such timely topics as health care legislation, the U.S. and global economies, Barack Obama’s presidency, and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology in Our Times

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856309

Category: Social Science

Page: 768

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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. These lived experiences are relevant to students and introduce themes that provide a framework for learning the chapter material. Kendall's vivid and inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, and eye for compelling current examples further highlight sociology's relevance to all students. Now in its eleventh edition, SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES is acclaimed for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism. This edition focuses more on social/global change and on the contemporary world, presenting such current debates as bullying and social media abuse, digital-age methods to increase school attendance, food trucks and the spread of culture, modern slavery, and weight bias. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sociology in Our Time

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495905110

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with SOCIOLOGY IN OUR TIMES, 8th Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.

Sociology in Our Times

The Essentials

Author: Diana Elizabeth Kendall

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534646295

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

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This mainstream, best-selling text is noted for its especially strong integration of compelling and engaging "Lived Experiences" - extended examples that focus on various social issues to illustrate chapter coverage. These extended examples are introduced with the social issue or application that opens each chapter and are then carried throughout the chapter in various boxes, features, and exercises. Kendall's text is also known for its exceptional coverage of current social issues, along with its integration of race, class, gender, and age perspectives. The author includes diverse theoretical viewpoints, including feminist theory. The author's vivid, applied, personal writing style engages students, and her compelling everyday examples make sociology particularly relevant to the diverse student population of today. The author shows students that sociology involves important questions and issues that they confront both personally and vicariously.

Sociology Our Times

Author: Kendall,Diana Elizabeth Kendall

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534626914

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Authors Diana Kendall and Kathryn Mueller of Baylor University created this supplement to give students further opportunities to think sociologically and master course material. For each chapter of the text, the study guide includes a brief chapter outline, chapter summary, learning objectives, key terms and people, detailed chapter outline, and student projects. The study guide also includes practice tests consisting of 20 multiple-choice questions with page references, 10-15 true-false questions, and 5 short answer and essay questions for each chapter of the text.

Study Guide for Kendall's Sociology in Our Times, 9th

Author: Diana Kendall

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781111833701

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

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The perfect way to prepare for exams and get the grade you want! Easy access to chapter summaries, student learning objectives, a list of key terms and key people with page references to the text, detailed chapter outlines, critical thinking questions, practice tests consisting of over 75 questions per chapter, InfoTrac readings and exercises, Internet exercises, and student class projects and activities. All multiple-choice and true-false questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.