Recognize the basics of how communities work Analyze the cultural impact that race, gender, religion, and sexual orientation have on society
- Use and interpret sociological research methods
- Identify the social construction and impact of crime and deviance
|Sociology For Dummies Making Everything Easier By Jay Gabler|
Chapter 1: Sociology: Getting Your Head Around It
Chapter 2: What Is Sociology, and Why Should I Care?
Chapter 3: Making It Up as They Went Along: The History of Sociology
Chapter 4: Research Methods: Because You Can’t Put Society in a Test Tube
Chapter 5: Socialization: What is “Culture,” and Where Can I Get Some?
Chapter 6: Microsociology: If Life Is a Game, What Are the Rules?
Chapter 7: Caught in the Web: The Power of Networks
Chapter 8: Social Stratif cation: We’re All Equal, But Some of Us Are More Equal Than Others
Chapter 9: Gender and Ethnicity: I Know My Race, But Where’s the Finish Line?
Chapter 10: Getting Religion: Faith in the Modern World
Chapter 11: Crime and Deviance: I Fought the Law and I Won!
Chapter 12: Corporate Culture: The Study of Organizations (and Disorganizations)
Chapter 13: The Rules of the Game: Social Movements and Political Sociology
Chapter 14: Urban Sociology and Demographics: (Ain’t No) Love in the Heart of the City
Chapter 15: Get Born, Get a Job, Get a Kid, Get Out of Here:
The Family and the Life Course
Chapter 16: Future Passed: Understanding Social Change.
Chapter 17: Ten Sociology Books That Don’t Feel Like Homework
Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Use Sociological Insight in Everyday Life
Chapter 19: Ten Myths About Society Busted by Sociology