Sociology: A Down-To-Earth Approach Core Concepts (6th Edition)

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A Down-to-Earth Approach

 

James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology in Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, 11/e. With his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style, the author highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin stimulates students’ sociological imagination so they can better perceive how the pieces of society fit together. In addition to this trademark down-to-earth approach, other distinctive features include: comparative perspectives, the globalization of capitalism, and visual presentations of sociology.

 

MySocLab is an integral part of the Henslin learning program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching a learning system that helps students see the world through a sociological lens. With MySocLab, students can develop critical thinking skills through writing, explore real-world data through the new Social Explorer, and watch the latest entries in the Core Concept Video Series.


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0133810607 / 9780133810608 Essentials of Sociology Plus NEW MySocLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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0133803546 / 9780133803549 Essentials of Sociology

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3 comments on “Sociology: A Down-To-Earth Approach Core Concepts (6th Edition)”

  1. If you are considering assigning this textbook for an intro to sociology course, I would encourage you to look elsewhere. I am a sociology instructor at a local college. I assigned this book for several semesters and was ultimately not a huge fan. It is clearly written, but has too many definitions and not enough contextual background to help students understand how sociological concepts and ways of understanding the world might be useful to them or helpful in understanding their personal and social worlds. Henslin has a way of writing which both gives sociology an artificial coherence and which presents debates...

  2. I bought this book slightly used for like $50, thinking I got a good deal I bought this book slightly used for like $50, thinking I got a good deal.This entire textbook is online for free though. If you want a cheaper option just use the online book.If you want a physical copy buy the used one.

  3. Great textbook if you don't want to get custom editions for school! I rented this textbook for one of my college classes at PPCC. My college has been requiring students to buy the dreaded custom editions which costs more and are harder to sell. I was told by my professor that only one chapter is missing from this older edition which was fine by me. Ended up asking a friend in class to scan the pages from their textbook. If you are looking to save money on textbooks and don't want to get custom editions, this is a good pick. I enjoyed using this textbook in...

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