Handy, concise, and economical, this book surveys sociology without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. You get a complete overview of Intro to Sociology or core sociology course fundamentalsNwith none of the distracting minutiae that fill many textsNin a convenient, easy-to-use resource that's compatible with virtually every standard textbook on the subject. Focusing on the essentials, including concepts and theories of sociology, social organization, the role of the individual in society, and famous sociologists and their research that every teacher expects you to know, this compact-sized book puts it all into easy-to-read, uncluttered classroom-style notes. ItOs perfect for stowing in your backpack or back pocket for quick reference and review. Used alone or as a supplement to your classroom text, it reminds you of all the important facts you need to remember. Timesaving features include: Brief overviews at the beginning of each chapter. Concise section-opening summaries. Highlighted definitions of important terms.Clear subheads that point up important topics. A large glossary of important sociological terms. A complete index for finding what you need fast. If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:Brush up before tests; Locate answers fast; Focus on important facts; Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy texts.Bruce J. Cohen is the author of 'Introduction To Sociology', published 1989 under ISBN 9780070116023 and ISBN 0070116024.