Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology Author(s): Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, Deborah Carr

Difference between 10th and 9th editions
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Key differences between 10th and 9th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 3 years (2016 vs 2013).
  • Each chapter begins with a set of learning objectives and a one-question quiz about a topic from the chapter.
  • Main changes in the Tenth Edition of Introduction to Sociology:
  • Chapter 2: Discussion on four shared standards of social science research.
  • Chapter 3: New chapter opener on how social media such as Facebook can affect a teen's self-esteem.
  • Chapter 4: Latest research on beneficial effects of playing fast-paced action based video games on the brain.
  • Chapter 5: Section on nonverbal communication.
  • Chapter 6:
    • Discussion on Elijah Anderson's concept of the cosmopolitan canopy.
    • Section on how online dating websites and online dating applications take the first face-to-face interaction out of initial stages of dating.
  • Chapter 7:
    • Section on race and the criminal justice system.
    • Section on capital punishment, also known as the death penalty.
    • Discussion on preventing terrorism and enhancing security with new techniques.
  • Chapter 8: Chapter opener on how Americans are forced to take out loans.
  • Chapter 9:
    • Material on the West African Ebola virus epidemic
    • Discussion of works dedicated to global income inequality.
  • Chapter 10:Section on blurring the boundaries between man and woman.
  • Chapter 11: Completely new section on theories of race and ethnicity covers psychological, structural and processual theories.
  • Chapter 13: New material on Obama and Romney race and results of public opinion surveys; censorship in China.
  • Chapter 14:
    • Discussion of fifth stage of capitalism.
    • Material on financial crisis and China's outbound mergers and acquisitions.
    • Discussion on intermodal transportation.
  • Chapter 15:
    • Latest data on rapidly raising age at first marriage and raise in rates of men and women who cohabit before marriage.
    • Up-to-date research on possible consequences of divorce for children.
  • Chapter 16: Completely new section covering patterns, and explanations of academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor.
  • Chapter 17: Discussion on Islamic State, reflecting the most recent events.
  • Chapter 18:
    • Current trends in public opinion about sexual morality, including premarital and extramarital affairs.
    • Discussion on racial differences in mental health
  • Chapter 19: Illustration of energy consumption in China, India, and U.S. from 1990 to 2014.
  • Note: Seagull Edition includes the entire original text of the regular version in a two-color format with fewer illustrations.
10th Edition of
Introduction to Sociology
eBook, 672 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780393289329
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, February 01, 2016
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Seagull Edition
eBook, 555 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780393289343
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, February 01, 2016
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Seagull Edition
Paperback, 555 pages
ISBN-10: 0393265161
ISBN-13: 9780393265163
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9th Edition of
Introduction to Sociology
Seagull Edition
Paperback, 665 pages
ISBN-10: 0393922235
ISBN-13: 9780393922233
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, December 12, 2013
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Paperback, 648 pages
ISBN-10: 0393922197
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8th Edition of
Introduction to Sociology
Seagull Edition
Paperback, 731 pages
ISBN-10: 0393912280
ISBN-13: 9780393912289
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, October 01, 2011
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Paperback, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 0393912132
ISBN-13: 9780393912135
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, October 01, 2011
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