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This best-selling text continues with this new edition its tradition of challenging students 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 stude ...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.
A lot of just the author's opinions and poorly backed points. Makes the points in the book hard to believe because a lot of the time, the authors just drop an opinion without backing and expect the reader to just believe it.