- Author : Kathleen Odell Korgen
- Release Date : 29 February 2008
- Publisher : Pine Forge Press
- Genre : Social Science
- Pages : 297
- ISBN 13 : 9781412944731
Contemporary Readings in Sociology Book Summary
Contemporary Readings in Sociology selects some of the most contemporary, engaging, and esteemed journal articles in the field and presents them in a well-edited format, making them perfect for undergraduate students. Giving students access to the important topics in sociology through the words of original authors, this comprehensive reader provides an opportunity for students to explore important topics in depth. Key Features and Benefits Focuses on teaching the "sociological eye," or sociological perspective, to undergraduate students so they can learn more about the activities of actual sociologists Features rigorous research in an edited format, making important articles more accessible for-and still challenging to-undergraduate students Offers an emphasis on contemporary readings to introduce students to cutting-edge sociology research Includes more than 30 readings, including articles on social interaction, social institutions, the media, deviance, social stratification, race and ethnicity, sex and gender, global issues, and social movements, providing a well-rounded collection of original material on core topics Combines an array of unique pedagogy to make the reader even more valuable and user-friendly, including a topics guide to help instructors choose the best readings for specific course subjects, a detailed list of Internet resources, and discussion questions for each article Intended Audience With a large number of readings, this affordable, supplemental reader is flexible and appropriate for Introduction to Sociology, Principles of Sociology, Social Problems, or Special Topics courses in sociology. Learn more about SAGE & Pine Forge's Contemporary Readings in âe¦ Series at www.pineforge.com/contemporaryreadings.