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Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World

This is a free, online textbook offered Saylor Foundation.   'In writing Sociology: Understanding and Changing a Social World (Brief), Steve Barkan had simple aims: To make sociology relevant for today’s students by balancing traditional coverage with a fresh approach To maintain the structure and contents of the best mainstream sociology texts in the market Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World (Brief) presents a sociological understanding of society but also a sociological perspective on how to change society.' 'PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES SOCIAL ISSUES IN THE NEWS: Almost every chapter starts with recent media coverage recounting chapter-related events and proceeds with thought-provoking discussion about the social issue related to the event. This treatment of the news story... Show More
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