We live in a world of fast-paced change that is being fueled by new technologies, changing personal and social relationships, and changing cultural values and economic conditions. Sociology is a discipline that can help you understand this change. Looking at their world through the sociological perspective enables students to better understand themselves and their place in an evolving and complex world.
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THINK Social Problems is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work. Utilizing a magazine design developed with the benefit of extensive student feedback, THINK Social Problems will engage your students and deliver the core concepts of Social Problems in a way that they can actually understand.
Long before 2012 entered the public eye, a handful of pioneers dedicated themselves to studying the scientific, spiritual, and prophetic evidence that marks this year as a critical time in our planet's history. In The Mystery of 2012, eight of these thought leaders present reliable research alongside eye-opening revelations - all to help you prepare for what lies beyond this crossroads.
There are six articles in this edition: "Round One", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Bhutto and the Candidates", by David Remnick; "Guinea-Pigging", by Carl Elliott; "Mystery on Pearl Street", by Burkhard Bilger; "Outage", by John Updike; and "Rock of Ages", by David Denby