The Real World

Author: Kerry Ferris
ISBN: 0393264300
Release Date: 2016-02-01

The most relevant textbook for today s students."

The Real World

Author: Kerry Ferris
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393251039
Release Date: 2016-06
Genre: Social Science

The most relevant textbook for today's students.

The Real World Fourth Edition

Author: Kerry Ferris
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393903745
Release Date: 2014-02-01

The most relevant textbook for today's students. The Real World succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students care about most--their own. In every chapter, the authors use activities, examples from everyday life, and popular culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to show the relevance of sociology to our relationships, our jobs, and our future goals.

Our Social World

Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483300719
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Social Science

The Fourth Edition of Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology is truly a coherent essay that inspires students to develop their sociological imaginations, to see the world and personal events from a new perspective, and to confront sociological issues on a day-to-day basis. This innovative and engaging text introduces the discipline of sociology to the contemporary student and provides an integrated, comprehensible framework from which to view the world. In each chapter, authors Jeanne H. Ballantine and Keith A. Roberts provide an organizing theme that is not exclusively tied to one theoretical paradigm to help students see relationships between topics. Our Social World, Fourth Edition presents the perspective of students living in the larger global world.

Social Things

Author: Charles Lemert
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442211629
Release Date: 2011-08-16
Genre: Social Science

Social Things introduces the sociological imagination through lively, memorable stories and interpretations. This fifth edition celebrates the book's fifteenth anniversary with important updates, an entirely new chapter that addresses the environmental challenges in our global world and many additions that bring the history of sociology up-to-date.


Author: Nijole V. Benokraitis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305888333
Release Date: 2016-01-07
Genre: Social Science

4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Readings for Sociology

Author: Garth Massey
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393938840
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Social Science

The perfect mix of classic and contemporary readings.

You May Ask Yourself

Author: Dalton Conley
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 039361428X
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Genre: Social Science

The "untextbook" that teaches students to think like sociologists.

Introduction to Sociology

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393264319
Release Date: 2016-02-01

An affordable, no-nonsense introduction to sociology for today s students."

Management and the Arts

Author: William James Byrnes
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781317627012
Release Date: 2014-09-19
Genre: ART

The fifth edition of Management and the Arts provides you with theory and practical applications from all arts management perspectives including planning, marketing, finance, economics, organization, staffing, and group dynamics. Regardless of whether you are a manager in a theatre, museum, dance company, or opera, you will gain useful insights into strategic planning, organization, and integrated management theories. Case studies, statistics, and real-world examples will allow you get a handle on all aspects of arts managements, from budgeting and fundraising, to e-marketing and social networking, to working effectively with boards and staff members. Revised to reflect the latest thinking and trends in managing organizations and people, this fifth edition features class-tested questions in each chapter, which help you to integrate the material and develop ideas about how the situations and problems could have been handled. Case studies focus on the challenges facing managers and organizations every day, and "In the News" quotes give you real-world examples of principles and theories.

The Economics of Recreation Leisure and Tourism

Author: John Tribe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317668824
Release Date: 2015-09-16
Genre: Business & Economics

One of the leading texts in the field, The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of economics in these industries, helping you to pass an economics module as part of tourism, recreation, events or sport management degrees. It is written in an engaging style that assumes no prior knowledge of economics. It applies economic theory to a range of tourism industry issues at the consumer, business, national and international level by using topical examples to give the theory real-world context. This book is richly illustrated with diagrams, and contains a range of features such as international case studies showcasing current issues, review questions and extracts from journals to aid understanding and further knowledge, as well as new data and statistics. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to include: New content on recent economic data, consumer choice looking at income–leisure decision approaches, growth areas of sports and events, environmental issues, the impact of the global economic crisis and what may happen in the future. Evidence is put forward to provide a sense of the dynamics of world economies. Updated and new international case studies throughout that demonstrate theoretical principles of economics as applied to tourism Updated companion website with PowerPoint slides

Introduction to Kinesiology

Author: Shirl J. Hoffman
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450434324
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

"Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fourth Edition," offers the most cohesive introduction to the field of kinesiology available, giving students a solid background in the field and preparing them for further study and course work.

Everyday Sociology Reader

Author: Karen Sternheimer
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393934292
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Social Science

A lively mix of traditional readings, blog posts, and activities to help students connect sociology to their own lives.

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Author: Janet Holmes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317542919
Release Date: 2017-02-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In this best-selling introductory textbook, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this book explains basic sociolinguistic concepts in the light of classic approaches as well as introducing more recent research. This fifth edition has been revised and updated throughout using key concepts and examples to guide the reader through this fascinating area, including: a new chapter on identity that reflects the latest research; a brand new companion website which is fully cross-referenced within this book, and which includes and video and audio materials, interactive activities and links to useful websites; updated and revised examples and exercises which include new material from Tanzania, Wales, Paraguay and Timor-Leste; fully updated further reading and references sections. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics is the essential introductory text for all students of sociolinguistics and a splendid point of reference for students of English language studies, linguistics and applied linguistics.

An Invitation to Environmental Sociology

Author: Michael Mayerfeld Bell
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 9781412990530
Release Date: 2011-07-14
Genre: Social Science

The highly praised Fourth Edition of An Invitation to Environmental Sociology brings out the sociology of environmental possibility, inviting students to delve into this rapidly changing field. Written in a lively, engaging style, Bell covers the broad range of topics in environmental sociology with a personal passion rarely seen in sociology textbooks. With extensively updated material on the environmental situation, this edition challenges readers with the complexity of environmental puzzles.