This best-selling book continues with this new edition its tradition of challenging readers to become enthusiastic about exploring the intricacies and mysteries of social life using the sociological perspective. Taking a conflict approach, Eitzen and Baca Zinn focus on the social structure to determine the underlying features of the social world in an effort to help studen...more
Hardcover, 594 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Allyn & Bacon
(first published 1980)
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This book is written from a progressive point of view and looks at social problems in a way not often present in the popular media. It includes many thought provoking topics and questions that lead to healthy discussion, espcially among those who are not inclined to agree with this point of view.