Sociology: Your Compass for a New World

Sociology: Your Compass for a New World

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This balanced, mainstream, beautifully written and totally up-to-date text is unrivalled in its ability to get students to see the connection between themselves and the social world. It teaches students how to think sociologically, not just what to think, and emphasizes the importance of diversity and a global perspective. It has been heralded for its inclusion of pop culture examples that instantly connect with today's students, and for its presentation of sociological concepts in a fresh, contemporary light. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.In the service sector, the biggest employer is Wal-Mart, with 1, 341, 500 employees in the United States in 2003. ... Social problems such as alcoholism and wife abuse became acute. ... They said powerful unions drove up the hourly wage to the point where companies like General Motors and Ford were losing money. ... r a n g e r C o l le c t io n Copyright 2007 Thomson Learning, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Title:Sociology: Your Compass for a New World
Author:Robert Brym, John Lie
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2006-01-06


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