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Society: The Basics (MySocLab Series)

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Seeing Sociology in Everyday Life

John Macionis shares his enthusiasm, excitement and teaching experience with a clear and engaging writing style that connects with students. Macionis', Society: The Basics, 10th edition is designed to help students see the relevance of the sociological theories and ideas that inform their own lives.

Four main themes are found through

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Paperback, Tenth Edition, 576 pages
Published October 9th 2008 by Prentice Hall (first published 1991)
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Olivia
Dec 29, 2011 Olivia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I learned alot, however, you would think that a feminist wrote this book rather than a man and even I found that offensive as a woman.
Arta Barzanji
Dec 14, 2016 Arta Barzanji rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very accessible and up-to-date. It doesn’t just stick to famous names and their theories but mostly explores real current issues. I think it's essential for every person to read a good sociology book or take a soc class; we are all living in a society after all!
Julie
Oct 18, 2015 Julie rated it really liked it
I got this book for school. It was not required to buy but I wanted to have it for future use/reference. Good info.
L. Duhigg
Jun 05, 2013 L. Duhigg rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good information. Too wordy in some places but easy to absorb information.
Ben
May 17, 2012 Ben rated it liked it
A good basic overview of sociology.
Ahmad Hassan
Jul 02, 2013 Ahmad Hassan rated it it was amazing
this book s awesome and i want to read about society
Tiffany
A basic sociology textbook.
Jaycruz Cruz
Jan 17, 2014 Jaycruz Cruz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Dense like many textbooks, but great read.
Chris
Jan 21, 2013 Chris rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was not bad for a textbook.
Russell Dean
i found this very readable and interesting.
Kerri
Jan 06, 2014 Kerri rated it it was amazing
Behavior in people is always an interesting topic. Love this class!
Claudia
Aug 25, 2011 Claudia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: school-books, i-own
the textbook for my sociology class this semester!
Nguyen
Oct 05, 2014 Nguyen rated it liked it
Fine textbook. A good read for introductory sociology course
Julia
Mar 13, 2014 Julia rated it liked it
had to read the book for a course in school. Very interesting topic and easy to follow. It got me interested in sociology might continue reading about the topic.
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A necessary read for those interested in sociology.
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