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Talking Sociology (5th Edition)

Talking Sociology (5th Edition)
Author: Gary Alan Fine - David Shulman
ISBN 13: 9780205342709
ISBN 10: 205342701
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2002-07-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 243
List Price: $92.20

Describing the conservative, libertarian, and social democratic perspectives on contemporary controversies, this book encourages students to apply sociological thinking to current social issues. Chapters focus on specific issues and the sociological research relevant to them. Topics include: murder and martyrdom, violent entertainment, corporal punishment, drugs, adultery, economic globalization, gender roles, affirmative action, adoption, immigration, privacy, obesity, and civil disobedience. Fine teaches at Northwestern University; Shulman, at Lafayette College. There is no index. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR