Sociology is the study of society and human behavior; it examines and attempts to understand our social worlds. Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, Core Conceptsprovides an in-depth look at the ten major topics that are the foundation of many introductory sociology courses. Come learn more about the world around us. Table of Contents 1. The Sociological Perspective. 2. Culture. 3. Socialization. 4. Social Structure and Social Interaction. 5. Social Groups. 6. Deviance and Social Control. 7. Social Stratification. 8. Sex and Gender. 9. Race and Ethnicity. 10. Marriage and Family. CONTINUING THE DISCUSSION Included with this text is access to online video clips. Over ten major sociological theorists discuss their research, the field of sociology, and more. Use the video clips for study and to expand your understanding of the field of sociology. STUDY TOOLS Study Guide Includes successful study strategies, a glossary of words to know, chapter summaries, learning objectives, key terms and people, and student projects. Practice tests with multiple choice, true/ false, short answer, matching, and essay questions help students prepare for quizzes and exam. Order online or through your bookstore, today!Henslin, James M. is the author of 'Sociology A Down-to-earth Approach, Core Concepts', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205496587 and ISBN 020549658X.