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MindTap Sociology, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card, Enhanced for Lamanna/Riedmann/Stewart's Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society, 13th

Susan D. Stewart, Mary Ann Lamanna, Agnes Riedmann
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13
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2018-01-01
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2019
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9781337570039
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Wadsworth Publishing
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MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

Susan D. Stewart

Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

Mary Ann Lamanna

Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

Agnes Riedmann

Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

  • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
  • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
  • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
  • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

Susan D. Stewart

Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

Mary Ann Lamanna

Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

Agnes Riedmann

Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

  • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
  • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
  • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
  • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

Susan D. Stewart

Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

Mary Ann Lamanna

Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

Agnes Riedmann

Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

  • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
  • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
  • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
  • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

Susan D. Stewart

Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

Mary Ann Lamanna

Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

Agnes Riedmann

Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

  • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
  • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
  • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
  • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
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  • MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

    Susan D. Stewart

    Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

    Mary Ann Lamanna

    Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

    Agnes Riedmann

    Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

    • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
    • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
    • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
    • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
  • Features
  • MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

    Susan D. Stewart

    Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

    Mary Ann Lamanna

    Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

    Agnes Riedmann

    Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

    • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
    • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
    • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
    • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
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  • MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

    Susan D. Stewart

    Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

    Mary Ann Lamanna

    Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

    Agnes Riedmann

    Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

    • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
    • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
    • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
    • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
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  • MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR COURSE YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it?s time to study, everything you?ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Designed with the input of over 1,500 instructors and students, four new experiential activities cultivate students? higher-order thinking with exploration, analysis, and creation to develop their sociological imagination through personal, local, and global lenses. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and sociological simulations. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you?ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • MindTap, Enhanced Edition is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It’s the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • PERSONAL. LOCAL. GLOBAL. Get your students to consider sociological issues from the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Develop students’ sociological imagination through activities centered around understanding sociological concepts at the personal, local, and global level integrated throughout assignments.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • EXPLORE THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION. Develop empathy and enrich classroom discussion by having students experiencing other people’s perspectives and challenges. The Explore activity in each chapter requires critical decision making and evaluation. The open-ended questions that follow the simulation get students to reflect about their personal decisions made during the simulation as well as larger, more global consequences.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ADDRESS PERSONAL BIAS. Delve into students’ preconceived notions about a topic by polling their comparisons of two photos or scenarios. You have the power to make use of the data gathered – and view it by classroom, institution, and system - to catalyze class discussion. Then quiz students’ understanding of larger sociological concepts that feed from the analysis.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ENCAPSULATE CONCEPTS WITH CREATIVE PROJECTS. Get students to demonstrate analysis through a creative project, some of which are done individually as well as collaboratively. At the individual level, students demonstrate connections between one’s personal life and larger sociological concepts. Customizable rubrics and simple uploading functionality make these assignments engaging, structured, and accessible.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • ACCESSIBLE ENHANCED E-READER CONTENT. Access the e-reader for the enhanced edition through MindTap, updated in its research, data, tables, figures, and photos. Features include a running glossary, list of key terms, chapter reviews, highlight, bookmark, and note functionality.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes, and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students’ needs. They can even read your notes, add their own, and highlight key text to aid their progress. Our MindTap for Sociology: Course Management Navigator, specifically designed for sociologists’ course needs, helps you navigate the platform and integrate the activities into your unique course style.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with MindTap’s preloaded, organized course materials. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes, and more. And give your students the power to read, listen, and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. And students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn’t just a tool, it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. We help you set up your course and tailor it to your specific objectives, so you’ll be ready to make an impact from day one. And we’ll be standing by to help you and your students until the final day of the term.

    Susan D. Stewart

    Susan D. Stewart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. Her professional areas of interest are gender, family and demography -- specifically how complex living arrangements affect the physical and emotional health of adults and children. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES and CO-SLEEPING IN FAMILIES, Dr. Stewart has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption and women's financial literacy. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

    Mary Ann Lamanna

    Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research and teaching interests include family, reproduction, and gender and law. Other research has concerned the sociology of literature -- specifically "novels of terrorism" -- and a sociological analysis of Marcel Proust's novel IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME. In addition to numerous articles in law, sociology and medical humanities journals, Dr. Lamanna is the author of EMILE DURKHEIM ON THE FAMILY (Sage, 2002) and co-author of a book on Vietnamese refugees. She received her bachelor's degree Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University (St. Louis) in political science, her master's degree in sociology (minor in psychology) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.

    Agnes Riedmann

    Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family and the sociology of body image. Dr. Riedmann spent the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, social policy and globalization. She is author of SCIENCE THAT COLONIZES: A CRITIQUE OF FERTILITY STUDIES IN AFRICA (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann attended Clarke College, Dubuque, received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and earned her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

    • Read: Enhanced, updated e-reader text.
    • Explore: Develop your sociological imagination by considering the experiences of others. Make critical decisions and evaluate the data that shape each social experience.
    • Analyze: Critically examine your basic assumptions and compare your views on social phenomena to those of your classmates and other MindTap users. Assess your ability to draw connections between social data and theoretical concepts.
    • Create: Produce a video demonstrating connections between your own life and larger sociological concepts.
 
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