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. Society: The Basics, 12th edition is written to help students find and use sociology in everyday life. 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. Engage Students — New design, everyday life and pop culture examples make sociology relevant for students today.
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His publications are wide-ranging, focusing on community life in the United States, interpersonal intimacy in families, effective teaching, humor, new information technology, and the importance of global education. In addition to authoring this 1 best-seller, Macionis has also written "Society: The Basics," the 1 most popular paperback text in the field, now in its ninth edition.
In addition, Macionis and Nijole V. Benokraitis have edited the best-selling anthology "Seeing Ourselves: Classic, Contemporary, and Cross-Cultural Readings in Sociology," also available in a Canadian edition. In , the American Sociological Association presented Macionis with the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching, citing his innovative use of global material as well as the introduction of new teaching technology in his textbooks.
Professor Macionis has been active in academic programs in other countries, having traveled to some fifty nations. He writes, "I am an ambitious traveler, eager to learn and, through the texts, to share much of what I discover with students, many of whom know little about the rest of the world.
For me, traveling and writing are all dimensions of teaching. First, and foremost, I am a teacher-a passion for teaching animates everything I do.
He enjoys extensive contact with students and invites everyone enrolled in each of his classes to enjoy a home-cooked meal. In his free time, Macionis enjoys tennis, swimming, hiking, and playing oldies rock-and-roll he recently released his first CD.
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