Core Concepts in Sociology: Version 1.1a
This comprehensive, highly readable introductory textbook emphasizes the reality of social change and its impact on individuals, groups, and societies throughout the world. The text carefully balances contemporary and classic theory and research, with special attention to the works of female and minority social scientists and cross-cultural studies. Kornblum applies all the major perspectives of sociology without giving undue emphasis to any single approach and displays a level of scholarship unmatched in competing textbooks without overwhelming the reader with lengthy discussions of research and academic controversies.
Zettl´s VideoLab 4.0 is an interactive DVD-ROM (Windows and Mac compatible) that gives users virtual hands-on practice, allowing them to go beyond simply reading about production techniques to actually applying them in the studio and the field. Now with Advanced Labs, challenging exercises designed to improve students´ ability with the equipment and concepts introduced in the regular modules.