Seeing Sociology in your Everyday Life Macionis empowers students to understand the world around them through a sociological lens, so they can better understand sociology and their own lives. Sociology, 14th edition is written to help students find and use sociology in everyday life. With a complete theoretical framework and a global perspective, Sociology offers students an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology. The new edition continues to grow to meet readers' changing needs. With a newly integrated pedagogical framework, readers are guided through both the text - and optional new MySocLab - to build their critical thinking skills while learning the fundamentals of sociology. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students. Here's how: *Personalize Learning - The new MySocLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. *Improve Critical Thinking -Six new learning objectives per chapter help readers build critical thinking and study skills. *Engage Students - New design, everyday life and pop culture examples make sociology relevant for students today. *Explore Theory -Three main theoretical perspectives are discussed in every chapter. *Understand Diversity - Contemporary research informed by expert reviewers and cutting edge data sources reflect a broad range of race / class / gender. *Support Instructors - Author written activities and assessment in MySocLab, the test bank and instructor's manual help provide support for instructors.