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Social Problems

Author : William Kornblum
ISBN : 9780133981506
Genre : Social Science
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For courses in Social Problems. Understanding Social Problems: Sparking the Sociological Imagination Through a Theme-Based Approach Extensively updated and revised, and now emphasizing signature concepts that reflect the perspective of new author Karen Seccombe, this Fifteenth Edition of Social Problems maintains its focus on one overarching goal–to spark a sociological imagination. The text’s pedagogical devices help readers to more clearly see how many individual issues and personal problems are rooted in the social arrangements of society. Four major themes guide this edition of the text: an empirical methodology; linking individual experience with social structure; recognizing that social inequality contributes to social problems; and a comparative approach. With features that emphasize first-person accounts, recent problems in the public spotlight, critical discussion of partisan debates, and a global view of social problems, this Fifteenth Edition of the text explores social problems that are relevant and engaging to readers–from same-sex marriage to police use of force to climate change. Also available with MySocLab® MySocLab for the Social Problems course extends learning online to engage students and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MySocLab does not include an eText. Social Problems, Fifteenth Edition is also available via REVEL™ , an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134126726 / 9780134126722 Social Problems Plus MySocLab for Social Problems — Access Card Package, 15/e Package consists of: 0133974588 / 9780133974584 Social Problems, 15/e 0134106911 / 9780134106915 MySocLab for Social Problems
Category: Social Science

Down To Earth Sociology 15th Edition

Author : James M. Henslin
ISBN : 1451647085
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 71.29 MB
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A new edition of a popular college reference features 30% new articles addressing current issues of contemporary sociology, from politics and religion to crime and poverty, in a volume that links each article to related chapters in widely used introductory textbooks. Original.
Category: Social Science

Management A Global Innovative And Entrepreneurial Perspective 15th Edition

Author : Heinz Weihrich
ISBN : 9788194244615
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 78.59 MB
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The thoroughly revised and updated fifteenth edition of Management - A Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Perspective takes an international view of management. This book comprehensively covers the latest management advancements. Entrepreneurial and innovative perspectives of management are integrated throughout in this edition. Based on real-life business experiences and integration of theory with practice, this edition focuses on the professional development of its readers by providing exercises that encourage students to enhance their professional profile and network. Salient Features: ✔ Inclusion of professional development and global networking exercises ✔ Inclusion of exclusive interviews with leading executives to help students gain more professional insights ✔ Real-time examples from global, innovative, international, entrepreneurial, and leadership perspectives of management from leading companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Nissan, Boeing, Cisco, Netflix, General Motors, General Electric, and many others ✔ Case study with questions that ends each chapter ✔ Key ideas and Concepts for Review, For Discussion,Action Steps, and Internet Research in all chapters for better understanding
Category: Business & Economics


Author : John J. Macionis
ISBN : 0205985602
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 59.9 MB
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Seeing Sociology in your Everyday Life Sociology, 15/e empowers students to see the world around them through a sociological lens, helping them better understand their own lives. The text is written to help students find and use the science of social behavior in everyday life. John Macionis, author of the best-selling Introductory Sociology franchise over the last three decades, takes students step-by-step through the theories and research that make up the discipline of sociology. This narrative, along with a global perspective, makes for an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology. MySocLab is an integral part of the Macionis learning program. In concert with the main text, it helps readers build their critical thinking skills while learning the fundamentals of sociology. Engaging activities and reliable assessments provide a digital learning system that helps students succeed in the course. With MySocLab, students can watch the latest entries in the Core Concept Video Series in sociology, explore real-world data through the new Social Explorer, and develop critical thinking skills through facilitated writing activities. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. It: Personalizes Learning with MySocLab: MySocLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improves Critical Thinking: A new learning system includes detailed objectives linked to the narrative, media resources, and assessment program. Engages Students: Allows students to gain insight into sociology. Connects to the World Today: This title encourages students to connect themes through the title to their own lives. Sociology, Fifteenth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below: 0205988350 / 9780205988358 Sociology Plus NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206530 / 9780205206537 NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205985602 / 9780205985609 Sociology
Category: Social Science

Revel For Social Problems Combo Access Card

Author : John J Macionis
ISBN : 0135560586
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For courses in Social Problems Frame social problems, and identify solutions, through the lens of politics Revel(TM) Social Problems focuses on how people construct problems, and how they develop potential solutions, based on their political attitudes. Analyzing issues from liberal, radical-left, conservative, and libertarian points of view, author John Macionis encourages students to develop their own positions, and helps them attain the knowledge they need to engage in solving social problems through activism and political discussion. In addition to coverage of contemporary topics and updated data, the 8th Edition offers a new chapter focused on social media and a revised chapter on sexuality that better explores how sexuality is linked to social stratification. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Understanding Social Problems

Author : Linda A. Mooney
ISBN : 0176675248
Genre : Canada
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Written from a distinctly Canadian point of view, Understanding Social Problems, Fifth Canadian Edition, examines how the structure and culture of societies contribute to social problems and their consequences. The text includes researched pedagogical features that ensure that readers elevate their thinking about the topic of social problems in Canada and around the globe. This Fifth edition is comprehensive in its coverage, progressing from micro to macro levels of analysis. It focuses first on problems of health care, drug use, and crime--and then broadens to the widening concerns of population, health and welfare, science and technology, large-scale inequality, and environmental problems. Known for its inclusive approach, Understanding Social Problems, Fifth Canadian Edition, explores powerful stories of real-life people struggling with the challenges society and its problems have thrust upon them.
Category: Canada

In Conflict And Order Revel Access Card

Author : Stanley Eitzen
ISBN : 013521260X
Genre :
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For courses in Social Problems Help students view society from a conflict perspective Revel(TM) In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society examines society from a conflict perspective, prompting students to ponder one of the central questions of sociology: Who benefits from the existing customs and social order, and who does not? Via their conflict-centered approach, authors D. Stanley Eitzen, Kelly Eitzen Smith, and Maxine Baca Zinn offer a realistic appraisal of society and lead students to think critically about existing social arrangements with an eye toward restructuring society along more humane lines. The 15th Edition has been updated with the latest statistics as well as coverage of contemporary trends such as the changing economy to help students achieve a thorough understanding of social problems today. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

American Government And Politics Today Texas Edition 2011 2012

Author : Steffen W. Schmidt
ISBN : 9780495909491
Genre : Education
File Size : 22.54 MB
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, TEXAS EDITION, 2011-2012 encourages students to experience the excitement that comes with being an engaged and informed citizen. This text is known nationwide for its balanced, unbiased, and up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and their processes. The addition of Texas authors Maxwell, Crain and Santos add ten more chapters to the Table of Contents, offers substantial coverage of Texas politics. The book’s theme remains the importance of being an active and informed citizen, and it provides tools for students to become involved the political process such as Politics with a Purpose features that show how a group or individual has impacted our political system and You Can Make a Difference features which highlight politically active young people and provide paths to participation. In a market where boxed features are beginning to overwhelm the core material, Schmidt’s streamlined presentation of content helps students stay focused on what is most important. In addition, Questions to Consider, which appear in the chapter opener to help students target their reading, are now revisited in the chapter summary. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015046820406
Genre : American literature
File Size : 74.75 MB
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Category: American literature

The Oxford Handbook Of Qualitative Research

Author : Patricia Leavy
ISBN : 9780199811755
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 47.97 MB
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"The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research presents a comprehensive and student-friendly overview of the field of qualitative research and is intended for students of all levels, faculty, and researchers across the social sciences. It provides strong focus on methods instruction with coverage of theoretical approaches, analysis, writing, evaluation, and the politics of research"--
Category: Psychology