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Introductory Courses

Welcome to our Introductory Sociology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

 

Featured Titles

Ten Lessons in Introductory Sociology

Ten Lessons in Introductory Sociology

Kenneth A. Gould and Tammy L. Lewis

 
Thirty Readings in Introductory Sociology

Thirty Readings in Introductory Sociology

Second Edition

Kenneth A. Gould and Tammy L. Lewis

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Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections

Concise Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Ronald Jacobs and Eleanor Townsley

9780197585641
Paperback
September 2021

Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections, Concise Edition features a contemporary, engaging theoretical framework, and helps students link sociological concepts with real world applications and events.

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Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections

Concise Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$37.99

Ronald Jacobs and Eleanor Townsley

9780197585658
Looseleaf
September 2021

Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections, Concise Edition features a contemporary, engaging theoretical framework, and helps students link sociological concepts with real world applications and events.

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Social Problems: Finding Solutions, Taking Action

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Robert McNamara

9780190056353
Paperback
September 2021

Providing students with the tools to understand and address the world around them, Social Problems: Finding Solutions, Taking Actions is a lively, up-to-date exposition of social problems.

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Focus on Social Problems

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.99

Mindy Stombler and Amanda M. Jungels

9780190936419
Paperback
March 2020

The most comprehensive, current, student-oriented social problems reader available

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Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections

Retail Price to Students:

$59.99

Ronald N. Jacobs and Eleanor Townsley

9780190083939
Looseleaf
December 2019

Provides students an innovative and class-tested framework to observe, explore, and think critically about their social world

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Living Sociologically: Concepts and Connections

Retail Price to Students:

$94.99

Ronald N. Jacobs and Eleanor Townsley

9780199325948
Paperback
December 2019

Provides students an innovative and class-tested framework to observe, explore, and think critically about their social world

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Making a Difference: Using Sociology to Create a Better World

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Michael Schwalbe

9780190927202
Paperback
February 2019

A practical, engaging guide that shows students how they can use sociology to make a difference

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Ten Lessons in Introductory Sociology

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.99

Kenneth A. Gould and Tammy L. Lewis

9780190663865
Paperback
June 2017

A straightforward, concise, and affordable introduction to sociology's key concepts and methods

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Forced Out and Fenced In: Immigration Tales From the Field

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

9780190633455
Paperback
June 2017

Through compelling personal narratives, this innovative and accessible collection brings students into the lives of those trapped in the labyrinths of our country's immigration laws

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The Sociologically Examined Life: Pieces of the Conversation

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.99

Michael Schwalbe

9780190620660
Paperback
February 2017

A lively and concise text that inspires students to think sociologically about society and about themselves as social actors

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Writing in Sociology: A Brief Guide

Retail Price to Students:

$24.99

Lynn Smith-Lovin and Cary Moskovitz

9780190203924
Paperback
November 2016

The ideal pocket-sized manual for sociology students who want to improve their writing

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Thirty Readings in Introductory Sociology

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.99

Kenneth A. Gould and Tammy L. Lewis

9780190277604
Paperback
June 2016

The only introductory sociology reader that communicates the foundational "big lessons" of the discipline in a classic - qualitative - quantitative framework

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Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$69.99

Robert Heiner

9780190236724
Paperback
September 2015

Synthesizes conflict theory and social constructionism to help students think critically about social problems

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Studying Human Societies: A Primer and Guide

Twelfth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.99

Patrick Nolan

9780199375547
Paperback
November 2014

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Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology

Twelfth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$134.99

Patrick Nolan and Gerhard Lenski

9780199382453
Paperback
October 2014

This classic introduction to sociology text takes a macro, comparative, and historical approach

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The Sociology of American Drug Use

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$114.99

Charles E. Faupel, Greg S. Weaver, and Jay Corzine

9780199935901
Paperback
February 2013

A true sociological approach to the study of American drug use

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Sociology

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$94.99

James Fulcher and John Scott

9780199563753
Paperback
May 2011

An authoritative and theoretically grounded approach to sociology

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The Study of Social Problems: Seven Perspectives

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$124.99

Earl Rubington and Martin Weinberg

9780199731879
Paperback
February 2010

The most theoretical social problems anthology available

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Conflicting Interests: Readings in Social Problems and Inequality

Retail Price to Students:

$74.99

Robert Heiner

9780195375077
Paperback
November 2009

A concise, affordable, cutting-edge collection of articles that takes a critical constructionist approach to social problems

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One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Retail Price to Students:

$15.95

Jill Quadagno

9780195312034
Paperback
October 2006

A probing look at the forces that keep America the only industrialized nation without universal health care

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