Sociology: Pop Culture to Social Structure (3rd Edition)

Sociology: Pop Culture to Social Structure (3rd Edition)

John Lie, Robert Brym


greater than ever prior to, this ebook makes sociology appropriate by way of employing sociological options and theories in a enjoyable, hip means, utilizing popular culture because the automobile for on the subject of scholars. the hot identify, SOCIOLOGY: popular culture TO SOCIAL constitution, underscores this procedure by way of reflecting the book's greater trio of subject matters, which 1) use popular culture to use sociological recommendations to daily phenomena, 2) illustrate how technological swap drives social swap via examples which are frequent to scholars, and three) have interaction scholars in considering severely through asking them the place they slot in to the bigger context of social styles on the earth, and tough them to use sociological rules while wondering governmental or institutional regulations. Streamlined by way of 15 percentage during this variation, the textual content teaches scholars how you can imagine sociologically, not only what to imagine, and emphasizes the significance of variety and an international standpoint. motion picture studies within the renowned Sociology on the videos containers discover the sociological messages in contemporary videos equivalent to The Social community, Avatar, Milk, and so forth. updated discussions of subject matters comparable to race, poverty, and spiritual practices are followed via exploration of up to date concerns with regards to our more and more electronic global, together with examinations of ways technological switch shortens awareness span, the net as an atomizing and a community-building strength, and digital surveillance and social control.Important detect: Media content material referenced in the product description or the product textual content will not be to be had within the publication model.

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